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health centre

(in Britain) premises, owned by a local authority, providing health care for the local community and usually housing a group practice, nursing staff, a child-health clinic, X-ray facilities, etc.
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Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) authored bipartisan legislation to fund health centers and earlier this week led 65 of their colleagues in calling on Senate leadership to immediately reauthorize funding for community health centers.
Under the program's guidelines, these pharmacies will honor only the medical prescriptions issued by authorized personnel from the health centers in their respective clusters.
National Health Center Week is dedicated to recognizing the service and contributions of Community, Migrant, Homeless and Public Housing Health Centers in providing access to affordable, high quality, cost-effective health care to medically vulnerable and underserved groups in the United States.
Foley commended the community health centers for their work in providing school-based health centers.
All school-based health centers require some form of consent from parents before a student who is a minor receives care.
Nearly one-half of the patients treated at health centers have no insurance coverage, and many others have inadequate coverage.
Academic health centers AHCS) may create market advantages through the development of new technology that decreases per member per month health care expenditures.
WASHINGTON -- Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 500 community health centers in 44 states across the country will receive approximately $42 million over three years to improve the coordination and quality of care they deliver to people with Medicare and other patients, the U.
In their letter, Isakson and 66 of his Senate colleagues expressed their strong support for community health centers, which provide access to cost-effective primary and preventive care for families across the country.
Two health centers in the Worcester public schools, at Worcester East Middle School and Norrback Avenue Elementary School, were closed for the entire school year.
These grants will enable health centers in 46 States and Puerto Rico to offer patients new or expanded oral health, pharmacy, mental health, and substance abuse services at current sites.
Health centers provide comprehensive, high-quality preventive and primary health care to patients regardless of their ability to pay; charges for services are set according to income.