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OACHC Seeks Inclusion of Key Workforce Program in the State Budget

Friday, May 3, 2019  
Posted by: Lauren Husein
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"While OACHC is appreciative of the state budgets’ efforts to support Ohio’s youngest and most vulnerable, there is great disappointment that the FQHC Primary Care Workforce Initiative (PCWI) was not funded in Substitute House Bill 166.


Over the past four years the PCWI program has exposed Ohio students to a team-based, patient-centered medical home practice. At a time when Ohio faces a shortage in primary care physicians, this successful program is a tool to increase the quality and number of primary care providers and family physicians in Ohio..."


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