By Micah Clemens
Did you know that a growing number of Americans affected by the economic downturn — including middle class families — are turning to Community Health Centers for their health care needs? An estimated 60 million Americans — many of whom have health insurance — do not have access to primary care because of a shortage of providers. These issues are addressed in the new NACHC report entitled “Access Endangered: Profiles of the Medically Disenfranchised.”
The report, available on the NACHC website, highlights the stories of patients who would be affected by future budget cuts to Community Health Centers and Medicaid.
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You can also listen the the press call unveiling the report here: