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Survey: Medicaid vital factor in improving performance of community health centers
Modern Healthcare

Community health centers in Medicaid-expansion states report they have more resources to provide behavioral health and social services, are more financially stable and more likely to adopt innovative payment policies than those in non-expansion states, according to a new survey released Thursday.

The Commonwealth Fund found 76% of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Medicaid-expansion states had improved financial capability to provide affordable care to patients since the ACA has taken effect, compared to 52% of providers in non-expansion states.

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