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Hurrah for Community Health Centers

The U.S. healthcare system has an unsung hero – community health centers, which provide basic medical care for under-served communities. Even dental care! Right now 1 in 6 Medicaid enrollees receives care at one of these centers, a proportion that has been growing for decades:

In some states, 1 in 3 enrollees use community health centers:

hurrah for community health 2Hopefully Medicaid programs will continue to work closely with such centers, to provide affordable, high quality care to needy Americans.

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