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HHS and DOE Release Joint Letter on the Link Between Health and Education Services

A joint letter was released by the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Acting Secretary of Education which…


"School-Based Health Centers" Could be the Future of Medicine for Teens

This isn't your mom's school nurse; it's a full medical center—in a high school. These school-based health centers are…


Big Jump in School-Based Health Centers

When California elementary, middle and high school students return to school this fall, almost 230,000 of them will…


Capps Introduces Legislation to Improve Children’s Access to Health Care

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) announced that she has introduced the School-Based Health Centers Act,…


AB 174 (Bonta, 2013) Amended in Assembly to Pilot Program in Alameda County

Amended in May, AB 174 now seeks to create a grant program in Alameda County that would provide resources to eligible…


Health Centers to Help Uninsured Individuals Gain Affordable Health Insurance Coverage

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released an announcement today signaling $150 million would be made…


$75 Million Available for School-Based Health Centers

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius has announced another round of construction and equipment…


National Discussions on Funding for School Nurses and School-Based Health Centers Address Free Care

As various groups aligned with school-based health work to secure and identify new sources of funding for essential…


CMS Publishes CMS 9989 Final Rule: Establishment of Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published Final Rule CMS 9989 on March 27, leaving states…


Federal Budget Act of 2011 and Medicaid Advocacy News

As part of the Budget Control Act of 2011 signed into law on August 2, 2011, a Joint Select Committee on Deficit…