Community Health Systems, Inc.

Learn how YOU can help secure stable funding for our health center

If you’re at all familiar with health centers, you know our number one priority is providing access to affordable health care. In fact, because we serve a federally designated “medically underserved area,” we’re called an FQHC: Federally Qualified Health Center.

Since September 30, 2017, health centers across the nation and the state of Wisconsin have been facing a funding cliff.

What does this mean? It means that 70% of health centers’ federal funding is in limbo, which is not a happy prospect for the 27 million Americans who rely on health centers for care–many of them live in rural areas, with few options for medical service. Despite enjoying wide bi-partisan support, health centers’ funding remains uncertain in the early months of 2018.

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What can you do?

Let your elected officials know that this is not acceptable! Call, tweet, or email your federal legislators, and ask them how they plan to #fixthecliff. You can click here to find a form to direct you to your elected officials.