Community clinics are just regular health clinics, with one important caveat: they serve whoever comes through the door, insured, uninsured or just flat broke. Patients pay on a sliding scale pegged to income. The federal government has been sending them money to help since Lyndon Johnson was in the White House, and they continue to receive strong bi-partisan support. Colorado Public Radio Health Reporter Eric Whitney looks at what federal health reform means for them here.
Community Clinics Win Big in Health Reform
By Eric Whitney Jul 1, 2010
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