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Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI)-Serving Health Centers and Medicaid

Resource Topic: Finance
Resource Subtopic: Enabling Services (ES), Policy and Advocacy, Programs and Services, Research and Data, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Medicaid, AA&NHPIs

Year Developed: 2017

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)

Language: English

Developed by: Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This fact sheet outlines the impact of potential cuts to Medicaid on Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) and health centers.

Resource Details: This fact sheet uses the 2015 Uniform Data System (UDS) report and outlines how health centers care for a large proportion of Medicaid patients - 1 in 6 Medicaid beneficiaries. The data demonstrates that Medicaid cuts will harm health centers' ability to care for their patients and further limit health centers' ability to provide quality care. This will force health centers to cut essential services such as enabling services (ES) which will impact patient health outcomes.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.