How Would You Like to Get Your Care From a Community Health Center?

With the shortage of primary care physicians that lies ahead, you may have to.

Community health centers serve 20 million people every year, and that number is expected to double by 2015, thanks to an $11 billion infusion from the health-care overhaul and $2 billion in federal stimulus funds. … Although their mission is to provide a primary-care safety net for people in underserved areas, no one is ever turned away from a community health center.

Full article on community health centers.

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  1. Devon Herrick says:

    The question is: How are we going to staff the community health centers?

  2. Nancy says:

    I wouldn’t. But I am affraid this may be my only option.

  3. Greg says:

    Look at Linda Gorman’s recent post here:

    http://healthblog.ncpa.org/how-government-payments-inflate-medicaid-expenditure/

    This is where we are headed.

  4. Vicki says:

    No, I would not.

  5. Virginia says:

    Depends on which community I live in… My community would be fine. Others… … not so much.

  6. Ken says:

    I agree with Nancy and Greg. This is where we are headed.