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US Sen. Maria Cantwell Protecting Medicaid and ACA

ICHS Holly Park Clinic hosted the press conference for US Senator Maria Cantwell as she spoke out against the Graham Cassidy bill, the latest attack on Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.  The Graham Cassidy bill will block grant Medicaid and redistribute funds to all states, hurting Washington state which has expanded Medicaid.  The bill will also eliminate insurance subsidies for working individuals and families who are low income but don’t qualify for Medicaid.

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Only you can save our nation’s health centers

If Congress fails to act by Sept. 30, International Community Health Services stands to lose $1.8 million in funding for the uninsured.

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Federal government awards ICHS $224,765 for quality

International Community Health Services today announced it is among community health centers nationally selected for federal awards from the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This year, Quality Improvement Awards worth nearly $105 million were given to 1,333 health centers nationwide to help invest in improvement efforts.

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ICHS debuts video advocating for health centers

International Community Health Services proudly debuted a video “Healthcare Now: Hear Our Voices” on Aug. 16, in celebration of National Health Center Week. ICHS patients, providers and staff provide first-hand testimony and experiences that illustrate the vital importance of Medicaid and continued funding for community health centers.

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It’s a wrap! National Health Center Week comes to a close

International Community Health Services’ successfully wrapped up a week-long celebration of 2017 National Health Center Week from Aug. 13 to 19. Among the highlights was support and visits from elected lawmakers King County Executive Dow Constantine, Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib and Congressman Adam Smith.

 

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“We need to have community health centers where people like me feel safe”

“I am a mother of four kids and I have been coming to ICHS for three months. If we didn’t have Apple Health, we would not be able to afford health care for our children. As an undocumented mother, I work hard to provide a future for my three boys and one girl. I am so happy I don’t have to worry about taking my kids to see a doctor and paying off medical bills for months to come. We need to have community health centers where people like me feel safe.”

-ICHS patient “Maria”

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