Community Health Centers

Heartland Health Monitor
3:26 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Failure To Expand Medicaid Hits Community Health Centers Hard

Missouri’s refusal to expand Medicaid will leave more than 56,000 patients who use community health centers without insurance, according to a report released Friday by researchers at George Washington University.

Similarly, Kansas’ refusal to expand Medicaid will leave more than 24,000 community health center patients without insurance, according to the report.

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5:14 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Health Services Expand In Johnson And Miami Counties

Marina Roman stopped by Health Partnership of Johnson County for the first time today. Roman is without health insurance and hopes to see a doctor soon.
Elana Gordon KCUR

Health services for uninsured and underinsured people in Johnson and Miami counties just got a major boost.

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2:55 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Community Health Center To Expand In Independence

Swope recently completed installing an electronic record system throughout its clinics. Nurse Practitioner, Kamara Allen, recently used the record system during a prenatal visit with patient Whitney Robinson.
Elana Gordon KCUR

One of Kansas City’s main community health centers got a major funding boost today. Swope Health Services has received $2,515,313 in federal grants for facility and infrastructure upgrades. 

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