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Community health centers are organizations developed to offer affordable health care services to individuals who typically experience barriers to receiving health care, such as cost, lack of insurance, geographic location, and language.

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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Jeongyoung Park | Emily Bass | Eric Luo

Topics: Community Health Centers, Nursing, Staffing

September 25, 2020
This article explores why the productivity of APCs varies across CHCs, as measured in their marginal contribution to overall patient visits.
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Authors: Xinxin Han | Leighton Ku

Topics: Behavioral Health, Community Health Centers, Rural Health

December 2, 2019
This article compares behavioral health care staffing and services in rural and urban community health centers.
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Authors: Dana Foney | Shannon Mace | Adriano Boccaneli

Topics: Behavioral Health, Community Health Centers

November 1, 2019
To better understand behavioral health workforce factors and service delivery within Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, this mixed methods study helps inform policy makers and discusses future practice recommendations.
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Authors: Jeongyoung Park | Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Community Health Centers, Nursing, Scope of Practice (SOP)

August 16, 2019
This article examines the impact of expanded state scope of practice for nurse practitioners and physician assistants on primary care utilization in community health centers.
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Authors: Ellen Kurtzman | Jeongyoung Park | Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Community Health Centers, Medicaid, Staffing

September 1, 2017
This report examines the effects of state Medicaid expansion on community health center staffing.
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