1 . Estimated Number of Patients Served by Health Centers Through 2019. Number of Patients in Millions. 50.0. 44.1. 18.8.
Number of Patients in Millions
Source: Estimates of patients served under funding levels authorized by ACA from Ku, L., Richard, P., Dor, A., Tan, E., Shin, P. and S. Rosenbaum. June 30, 2010. “Strengthening Primary Care to Bend the Cost Curve: The Expansion of Community Health Centers Through Health Reform.” Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative Policy Research Brief No. 19.
SOURCE: Ku L et al., Strengthening Primary Care to Bend the Cost Curve: The Strengthening of Community Health Centers
Through Health Reform. Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Research Collaborative, 2010.
Total = 19.5 million
Total = 40 million
Note: Difference measured relative to office-based physicians. ***p<.01, **p<.05, *p<.10
SOURCE: Estimates based on combined sample of visits to office-based physicians from National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) for 2006-2009. “Common chronic conditions” means primary diagnosis for visit is coded as hypertension, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, and selected psychotic conditions and other psychoses. Excludes “pre/post surgical” visits, visits to non-primary care physicians, and visits in which patient did not see a physician.
Physician visits involving treatment of common chronic conditions
Physician visits involving treatment of specified chronic condition
Number of Patients
Note: Comm Care and Other Public served 1% in 2005 and <1% in 2006
Source: GW analysis of Massachusetts Uniform Data System data
Source: Health center data from UDS. Statewide from Long 2008 & Census 2008.
% of Uninsured Who Are
Patients at Health Centers
Source: GW analysis of Uniform Data System and Census data
Note: In 2010 dollars, adjusted by Medical Care Services CPI.
SOURCE: 1980-1995 data from National Association of Community Health Centers; 2000-2010 UDS data, HRSA.
Medicaid expansions for pregnant women and children (1984-1990)
FQHC payments OBRA (1990)
Bush Administration expansions
Note: HCTF = Health Center Trust Fund. Fiscal year funding in nominal dollars. Does not include the $1.5 billion of the HCTF committed for capital projects (of which $750 million is remaining).
SOURCE: 2008 and 2010 data from UDS, HRSA; 2011-2013 based on allocation specified in ACA.
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