Dentist: Local children need better care

Dentist Leah Carpenter has seen hundreds of patients at Bassett Healthcare Network's school-based health centers, but hundreds more area children are lacking in dental care, she told The Daily Star on Thursday. Bassett Healthcare Network has 20 health centers in...

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School Based Health Centers Applaud Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for Providing Level State Funding in his 2018-19 Budget Plan

For Immediate Release                                                                    Contact: Tuesday, January 16, 2018                                                              Sarah Murphy                                                                      ...

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Politico New York Healthcare Roundup – week of December 18th

By Dan Goldberg | 12/20/2017 05:51 AM EDT PROGRAMMING NOTE: POLITICO New York Health Care will not publish from Dec. 25-Jan. 1. Our next POLITICO New York Health Care newsletter will publish on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Please continue to follow Pro New York health care...

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New York Extends Medicaid Carve-Out for SBHCs

Posted on December 19, 2017 SBHA In what is an enormous victory for the largest state school-based health care program in the country, the New York School-Based Health Alliance has successfully secured a 2.5 year extension of its Medicaid Managed Care (MMCP) carve-out...

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Doug Jones Calls on Congress to Fund CHIP. Why Hasn’t It?

Doug Jones Calls on Congress to Fund CHIP. Why Hasn't It? By Amy Davidson Sorkin The New Yorker Doug Jones, the Democrat who beat Roy Moore for the vacant Senate seat in Alabama says “I have this challenge to my future colleagues in Washington. Don’t wait on me...take...

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NYC Health Posts Immunization Provider Honor Roll for December

An honor roll provider is a NYC public or private Vaccines for Children Program (VFC)-enrolled provider who has received an Assessment, Feedback, Incentive, and eXchange (AFIX) visit and has reached specific criteria by the time of the original visit or by the time of...

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For Safer Schools, More Counselors, Fewer Cops

NYC: The Urban Youth Collaborative and the Center for Popular Democracy released a policy brief, “Young People’s Vision for Safe, Supportive, and Inclusive Schools,” which recommends dramatically increasing the number of counselors, providing comprehensive mental...

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School clinics can now become medical homes

School clinics can now become medical homes  Caroline Lewis Health Pulse, Crain's New York 11/20/17 School-based health centers can now apply for designation as school-based medical homes through the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The new standards to...

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Hometown Health, Whitney Young consider affiliation

Capital Region school-based health center sponsors Whitney Young in Albany and Hometown Health in Schenectady are considering affiliation, which could range from partnership to merger.  An 18 month period research will occur before decisions are made. ...

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NYSBHA & Advocates Urge Cuomo to Sign Carve-Out Bill

News Release For Immediate Release                                                          Contact: Tuesday, October 31, 2017                                                    Sarah Murphy (518) 694-3423...

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