On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, putting in place comprehensive reforms that improve access to affordable health coverage for everyone and protect consumers from abusive insurance company practices.
Evidence-based research provides the basis for sound clinical practice guidelines and recommendations. The database of guidelines available from the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force are especially useful.
Keeping community health centers around the country informed of the newest updates to health care legislation.
Policy Information Notices (PINs) define and clarify policies and procedures that grantees funded under Section 330 must follow. Program Assistance Letters (PALs) summarize and explain items of significance for health centers, including, for example, HRSA program implementation activities, recently enacted laws, final regulations, and/or new HHS initiatives.