With one day to spare and a snowstorm looming, Congress approved its third Continuing Resolution (CR) for FY2024 last Thursday. Under the new CR, all health center funding (both mandatory and discretionary) for Section 330, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), and Teaching Health Centers (THCs) has been extended at FY2023 levels through March 8. Operational funds for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) were also extended through March 8, while funding for four other Federal agencies, including the VA, will expire a week earlier, on March 1. March will be a busy time for lawmakers with expiration of the CR, Super Tuesday on March 5 and President Biden’s State of the Union on March 7.Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in
The U.S. has a violent child death problem. Developing strategies to prevent violent child deaths death from firearms and traffic crashes is a demanding task that requires consideration of numerous upstream, interrelated, and tangential issues. To help safety advocates develop strategies to prevent violent child death, we compiled five frameworks to help: Understand and explain …
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Gun violence and traffic crashes may seem like unpredictable events. But they are not random. They are systematic. Data reveal trends and patterns in gun violence and traffic crashes that can help us identify risk factors and protective factors. This is especially important for addressing violent child deaths. So what does the data show? Join …
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HRSA’s Bureau of Health Workforce announced the next opportunity for three loan repayment programs from the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Of more than 20,000 NHSC members serving across the country, about one in three works in a rural area. In exchange for a commitment to serve at an NHSC-approved facility, practicing clinicians providing […]
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Office for Civil Rights issues report to reduce barriers and increase access to persons with limited English proficiency Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a report summarizing the progress the Department has made on improving the provision of meaningful access to language assistance services […]
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