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Community Health Centers: Recent Growth and the Role of the ACA

Issue Brief
  1. Status of State Action on the Medicaid Expansion Decision, Kaiser State Health Facts, Kaiser Family Foundation, http://kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/state-activity-around-expanding-medicaid-under-the-affordable-care-act/?currentTimeframe=0

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  2. Shin P et al., Assessing the Potential Impact of State Policies on Community Health Centers’ Outreach and Enrollment Activities, Policy Research Brief No. 35, Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative, George Washington University, 2014, http://www.rchnfoundation.org/?p=3814; and Health Center Patient Trends, Activities, and Service Capacity: Recent Experience in Medicaid Expansion and Non-Expansion States, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 2015, http://kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/health-center-patient-trends-enrollment-activities-and-service-capacity-recent-experience-in-medicaid-expansion-and-non-expansion-states/

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  3. The total number of health centers reporting into the UDS in 2015 was 1,375, exceeding the total in 2014.

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  4. State Decisions on Health Insurance Marketplaces and the Medicaid Expansion, State Health Facts, Kaiser Family Foundation, http://kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/state-decisions-for-creating-health-insurance-exchanges-and-expanding-medicaid/?currentTimeframe=0

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  5. 2015 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia, Office of The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2015, https://aspe.hhs.gov/2015-poverty-guidelines

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  6. Barnett J and M Vornovitsky, Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2015, U.S. Census Bureau, 2016, https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2016/demo/p60-257.pdf

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  7. Section 330 Health Center Grant Funds: Two Sources Combine to Form One Program, National Association of Community Health Centers, http://www.saveourchcs.org/client/CHC%20Mandatory%20Discretionary%20Explainer.pdf

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