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2014-04-03 08:31:06

Nearly 70 grants are awarded to Free and Charitable Clinics, School-Based Health Centers and Community Health Centers as part of a $5 million, multi-year initiative WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the recipients of nearly 70 grants awarded to free and charitable clinics, school-based health centers (SBHCs) and community health centers as part of a $5 million...

2014-02-18 12:30:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Michael Wolf and Physician General Dr. Carrie DeLone today visited Hope Within Ministries, one of 40 new recipients to receive a grant through the department's Community-Based Health Care Subsidy Program. The center will use its $190,096 grant to enhance its free primary care services to the underinsured and financially challenged in Dauphin and Lancaster counties. The department's Community-Based Health...

2013-12-16 08:27:18

New partnerships with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics and the School-Based Health Alliance will increase access to quality care and reduce overall health care costs WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced a $5 million commitment to expanding access to quality health care nationwide through partnerships with the National Association of Free...

2013-12-04 16:25:16

After devastating fire, and months in a temporary location, students and Faith Clinic partners open new location in downtown Pinckney to serve uninsured DETROIT, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A free health care clinic run by University of Michigan medical students and faculty has reopened in a brand-new location in downtown Pinckney, months after a devastating fire ripped through the location it had shared with Faith Medical Clinic, a long-established safety net clinic. Fueled by a...

2013-11-05 20:23:25

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Harbor -- a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that helps uninsured and underserved populations by organizing large-scale free urban health clinics -- wrapped up its four-day clinic at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena thanks to 2,950 medical and general volunteers who donated their time to provide more than 5,700 medical, dental and vision services to approximately 3,000 patients. (Photo:...

2013-10-28 12:26:05

A massive education and enrollment effort for Healthcare Reform to take place at the free clinic to bring patients into new coverage programs LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Harbor -- a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that helps uninsured and underserved populations by organizing large-scale free urban health clinics -- will host its annual Los Angeles clinic from October 31 to November 3 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Care Harbor will provide free...

2013-10-02 23:24:48

One-of-a-kind healthcare center, the San Francisco Free Clinic, will receive the 2013 USF California Prize on Tuesday, Oct. 29 during a dinner gala on USF's Hilltop campus. The prestigious service award recognizes significant service in pursuit of the common good of society, and comes with a monetary award and handcrafted medal. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The University of San Francisco (USF) will honor the San Francisco Free Clinic, recipient of the 2013 University of...

2013-08-08 12:25:36

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie B. of Tuckerton suffers from chronic hypertension, but she had not seen a doctor in the last two years because her job does not offer health insurance. She recently discovered she qualified for free healthcare through the new Coastal Volunteers in Medicine (Coastal VIM) clinic located in Manahawkin, NJ. While she is now under the care of a clinician, Debbie still cannot afford the diagnostic tests needed to monitor her medical...

2013-07-30 12:28:51

Program expansion to benefit thousands without health insurance STAMFORD, Conn., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares is opening a free clinic in Stamford to serve thousands of low-income residents without health insurance. When it debuts this fall, the AmeriCares clinic will be the only free clinic in Stamford where 20 percent of the population is uninsured and Stamford Hospital has the second highest rate of uncompensated care in the state. "Thousands of Stamford...

2013-06-12 16:26:50

Grant applications for funding now being accepted through July 8th DETROIT, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ninth consecutive year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) will award up to one million dollars in grant funding as part of its Strengthening the Safety Net program, an ongoing effort the Blues have supported to help Michigan's most vulnerable populations get access to better health care. Applications are available now, and will be accepted through July...