community health centers

Opinion: Now more than ever SC’s community health centers must receive adequate funding

The State Hilton Head Island Packet Myrtle Beach Sun News September 12, 2020 BY LATHRAN WOODARD AND FRANK KNAPP The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weakness in the current health care system in a nation that is largely dependent on employer-based insurance. A recent survey by the Commonwealth Fund found…

Action Alert!! The healthcare of 326,000 South Carolinians is in jeopardy

With Congress and President Trump agreeing to give themselves until December 20th to successfully address the 2019-2020 federal budget, the nation’s community health centers are very concerned. It is not the first time community health centers, the source of care for 29 million uninsured and underinsured Americans, have faced an…

Win-win-win-win

Lathran Woodard (Executive Director of the SC Primary Health Care Association) and I made a presentation at the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association yesterday in Seattle. We were asked to talk about an innovative partnership our two organizations had formed 6 years ago to help small businesses find affordable healthcare…