NACHC has released a number of reports regarding the difficulties that many in America have getting access to the primary health care that they require. Please download and share these reports.
Access Endangered: Profiles of the Medically Disenfranchised - This report profiles health center patients who are most at risk to losing access to care under proposed budget cuts and changes to the Medicaid program. (NACHC, August 2011)
Primary Care Access: An Essential Building Block of Health Reform - This report updates Access Denied, noting that now 60 million people can be counted as medically disenfranchised. (NACHC, March 2009)
Access Transformed: Building a Primary Care Workforce for the 21st Century - This report documents the significant workforce expansions that will be needed to successfully expand the national Community Health Center Program into communities most likely to experience severe shortages of primary care, and consequentially, acute health disparities. (NACHC, George Washington University, and the Robert Graham Center, August 2008)
Access Capital: New Opportunities for Meeting America’s Primary Care Infrastructure Needs - The report examines why significant investments in health center infrastructure are critical to meeting rising numbers of medically underserved and uninsured people. (NACHC, Capital Link, and Community Health Ventures, March 2008)
Access Granted: The Primary Care Payoff - The report shows why health centers are the best health care investment America can make because they keep health care costs down and pump money and jobs into the national economy. (NACHC, Capital Link, and the Robert Graham Center, August, 2007)
Access Denied: A Look At America's Medically Disenfranchised - The report found that 56 million people living in America lack access to basic medical care because of a shortage of primary health physicians, making the case for greater investment in health centers. (NACHC and the Robert Graham Center, March, 2007)