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Community Health Centers Survive Funding Cliff for Another Two Years

 

February 22, 2018

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Staff at Partnership Health Center in Missoula wore red to show support for CHCs on Red Alert Day, Feb. 6.

Montana Community Health Centers (CHC) were facing a 70 percent funding cliff this May when Congress failed to reauthorize the Community Health Center Fund last September. As of Feb. 9, President Donald Trump signed a bipartisan budget bill that includes two years of continued funding. While the loss of funding threat is less urgent, Partnership Health Center (PHC), that provides services to Seeley Lake, encourages the public to continue to share the impact of the Health Centers with their Montana representatives to ensure funding for the future.

The Community Health Center Fund is a progra...



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