Policy issues that health center providers face in caring for Medicaid and uninsured patients include the difficulty in securing funding for services provided by appropriately trained team members that are often non-billable or included in their payment rates and statutes that limit primary health care team members from practicing at the top of their training/certification/licensure. In this brief, we explore state policies around reimbursement and scope of practice that can impact the workforce capacity of health centers.
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National Association of Community Health Centers