Housing screening, which includes questions around consumers’ housing status and immediate related needs, is common within health centers and Medical Respite Care (MRC) settings. Asking questions related to housing is important for tailoring care plans, connecting consumers with crucial services, and improving understanding self-reported needs. Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) health centers and MRC […]
Please join the National Health Care for the Homeless Council for a four-session Learning Collaborative (LC) on smoking cessation for people experiencing homelessness. Areas of focus include common challenges to quitting smoking; the brief intervention, referral to treatment (SBIRT) approach; and an exploration of how patient and community education specialists may increase access to smoking
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council invites health care professionals to join us at the Spring 2024 National Learning Series led by the Population Health Management Task Force (PHM), a coalition of 13 National Training and Technical Assistance Partner organizations, including the Council. This series will take a deeper dive into issues around
According to the Transitions Clinic Network and the Network for Public Health Law, “Every year in the U.S., more than 650,000 people are released from prison and 9 million more return to their communities from jail. Upon return, they are some of the sickest and most vulnerable members of society.” There’s a clear connection between
Comprehensive, evidence-based, and ethical reproductive health care, including voluntary family planning services, is vital to supporting the health of individuals, families, and communities. This spring, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council will facilitate a Learning Collaborative for health center staff across the care team on the provision of voluntary family planning services to
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By Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Senior Director of Policy I’m excited to share two new issue briefs that focus on the role of Medicaid in paying for medical respite care. Our first brief — Status of State-Level Medicaid Benefits for Medical Respite Care — provides a current snapshot of the state-level Medicaid activity related to medical respite care. The