Family Health Centers, Inc. (FHC) received $242,324 from the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) under its Quality Improvement Awards (QIA). FHC, which serves more than 43,000 medically underserved patients annually through a network of eight primary care locations, received the highest quality award among Kentucky’s 22 community health center grantees. The purpose of HRSA’s QIA […]
What You Should Know for the 2019 – 2020 Flu Season Getting a flu vaccine every year is the Flu vaccines have been updated to better match circulating flu viruses Any licensed, age-appropriate flu vaccines are recommended The nasal spray flu vaccine (LAIV) is again a vaccine option. Ask your health care provider about what […]
ELMER, Family Health Centers’ patient electronic medical record is currently experiencing technical issues and is unavailable. If you need a copy of your medical records, please call (502) 772-8631, then hit #5 at the prompt and our Medical Records team can assist you. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
In honor of the upcoming holidays, all Family Health Centers locations will be closed 12/24, 12/25 and 1/1. We will be open regular hours all other days, including Saturday 12/22.
Last year in Kentucky more than 300 people died from the flu, and more than 10,000 were ill. The flu is deadly, and getting a flu shot early helps to protect you and your family. Last year in Kentucky more than 300 people died from the flu, and more than 10,000 were ill. The flu […]
Do you have Passport, Aetna Better Health of Kentucky, Humana CareSource, WellCare of Kentucky, or Anthem? These are Medicaid Plans and changes may be happening to the program soon. The State of Kentucky has applied for an 1115 Waiver to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to make changes to the state’s Medicaid program. […]
In July, the Family Health Centers (FHC) announced its plan to launch a substance abuse services program to help address the opioid crisis in Kentucky. Earlier this year, FHC won a competitive grant award totaling $325,000 annually from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to begin providing direct services to individuals with opioid addiction. […]
Community Health Centers like FHC are facing up to 70% cuts in Federal funding unless Congress acts! Congress is currently putting together a legislative package known as the SGR Fix (aka Doc Fix or HR2) and the House recently released their version of a bill. The SGR, or Sustainable Growth Rate bill, is considered a “must-pass” […]
Community health centers, like Family Health Centers, are facing a serious threat in FY 2016 (October 1, 2015) called the “primary care funding cliff.” CHCs are financed through a blend of patient revenue and federal grant funds, which are a mix of annual discretionary appropriations and mandatory funding. In FY 2016, the mandatory funding for CHCs will end unless it is reauthorized […]
On November 4, 2014 Family Health Centers was awarded the Better Business Bureau’s® 2014 Torch Award for Large Nonprofits. The BBB® serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western KY announced the winners and finalists at an awards ceremony held at the Olmsted in Louisville, KY. The Torch Award is an honor for businesses and organizations that […]