CEO Minute

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Hello Maine Community Health Centers! Achieving the Quadruple Aim will require innovation around both how healthcare is reimbursed and how healthcare is delivered. A thorough understanding of the national and state healthcare payment reform and practice transformation landscape is the … Read More

Clinical Corner

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Christopher Pezzullo, DO, MPCA’s new Clinical Director, has jumped right in to his role and is currently building a Clinical Quality Team (combining expertise on Health Information Technology, Social Determinants of Health and Quality Improvement) that can respond to and … Read More

State Updates

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Immunization Bill After long public hearings, heated debates and extensive political maneuvering, LD 798 (An Act to Protect Maine Children and Students from Preventable Diseases by Repealing Certain Exemptions from the Laws Governing Immunization Requirements) was officially signed into law … Read More

Federal Updates

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Community Health Center Funding Bills: Members of the Senate and House of Representatives have been busy on Capitol Hill drafting legislation that would extend health center funding for 5 years. At this point, NACHC has not taken a position on … Read More

National Health Center Week

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National Health Center Week 2019 Theme Unveiled! NACHC recently announced the theme of National Health Center Week (NHCW) – Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Rooted in Communities. Community health centers across the nation are increasing access to affordable quality care and … Read More

Getting to Know Us

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Greta Cummings – 30 Years and Counting When Greta Cummings was hired by the Maine Ambulatory Care Coalition (MACC) as a part-time receptionist, little did she know that 30 years later she would still be here as integral part of … Read More

Resource Round-up

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Measles Prevention Strategies and Best Practices Thanks to those of you who have been providing input on our Measles planning. To that end, HERE is a summary of best practices guidelines – from our network and from the CDC. In … Read More