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MPCA is happy to provide interviews, quotes, and background information to members of the media researching, writing, and producing reports about Michigan health centers, the health care safety net, and other community-based health and access to health care topics.

Media Contact:

Jen Anderson, Associate Director of Communications

janderson@mpca.net

517.827.0473

 

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MPCA News
Friday, November 9, 2018
Veterans Access Free Dental Care through Victors for Veterans Program »
It started with a call to Congressman Jack Bergman’s office. "It was a last resort, which turned out to be the best...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Managing Diabetes Doesn’t Stop at Diagnosis »
Diabetes is quickly becoming the biggest epidemic of the twenty-first century. According to the American Diabetes Associat...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Community Health Centers Provide Early Detection and Screening Services for Breast Cancer »
    October isn’t just decorative gourd season — it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. The “go pi...
Monday, August 13, 2018
Michigan Celebrates National Health Center Week 2018 »
LANSING, Mich.—As part of National Health Center Week (NHCW), Michigan’s health centers are hosting more than 100 events —...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
MPCA Rebrands: The Voice for Community Health Centers »
by Loretta V. Bush   If you haven’t noticed already, the MPCA has a new look, and we couldn’t be more excit...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
ACEs Initiative Could Save Michigan's Youth, If We Let It »
by Loretta V. Bush, MSHA, CEO Imagine: what if a 10-question assessment could add 20 years to a patient’s life?...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Help Kids Succeed in the Classroom »
LANSING, Mich.—Dentists, dental hygienists, public health officials, children’s health and education leaders today urged t...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
MPCA Presents Award to Sen. Proos for Criminal Justice Pilot Program »
Today the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) presented Sen. John Proos (R–St. Joseph) with the Champion for the Medi...
Friday, February 9, 2018
MPCA CEO Releases Statement on Health Center Program Reauthorization »
The Michigan Primary Care Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Loretta V. Bush, issued the following statement in respon...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
What is Integrated Data and What’s the Big Deal? »
In a world where patient outcomes are intrinsically linked to up and coming value-based payment reform with a heavy focus...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Day of Demonstration Demands Congressional Action for Health Centers »
Day of Demonstration Demands Congressional Action for Health Centers Access to Care for 27 Million Health Center P...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A Outbreak Requires Coordinated Attack »
by Loretta V. Bush, MSHA, CEO   Southeast Michigan has been rocked by an explosion of hepatitis A (HAV) inf...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Lack of HCV Testing Means a Losing Battle »
by Loretta V. Bush, MSHA, CEO   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 3.9 mill...
Monday, August 14, 2017
Michigan Celebrates National Health Center Week 2017 »
LANSING, Mich.—As part of National Health Center Week (NHCW), Michigan’s health centers are hosting more than 90 events —...
Monday, June 26, 2017
Better Care Act Wrong Choice for Michigan, America »
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Primary Care Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Loretta V. Bush, issued the following st...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
MPCA Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer »
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA), the voice for health centers and other community-based prov...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
AHCA Passage Jeopardizes Care for All Americans »
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Primary Care Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Loretta V. Bush, issued the following st...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
AHCA Threatens Coverage of Millions According to CBO »
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Primary Care Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Loretta V. Bush, issued the following st...
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Champion for the Medically Underserved Award Presented to Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich »
  LANSING, Mich. — Last night the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) presented Senate Minority Leader Jim An...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Michigan highlights American Diabetes Month, holds awareness event at Capitol »
LANSING, Mich. – Throughout the month of November, Michigan has highlighted American Diabetes Month to raise awareness and...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
MDHHS issues RFPs to support individuals with developmental disabilities »
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (MDDC) within the Michigan Department of Health and Human...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Michigan’s Federally Qualified Health Centers Innovate, Increase Access to Life-saving Cancer Screen »
Funding from Healthy Michigan, Affordable Care Act, and Community Health Workers Cancer Grant continues to drive preventiv...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Grants will Increase Outreach to Uninsured »
Nine grants have been awarded by The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) to help support outreach and...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Michigan adults urged to stay current with immunizations, make health a priority »
Every year, tens of thousands of adult Americans suffer serious health problems including hospitalization and even death f...
Friday, July 1, 2016
MI Care Team Project Launches July 1 »
Michigan Primary Care Association and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services are pleased to announce the l...
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Welcomes New CEO - Detroit Heath Care Executive Joins State Association »
Lansing, MI­­, June 9, 2016 –– Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA), the voice for Health Centers and other community-...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
HHS Awards Health Infrastructure Investment Funding for Ten Michigan Health Centers »
Lansing, MI, May 9, 2016 – On May 4, 2016, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Michigan Primary Care Association Announces New CEO »
Lansing, MI­­, April 28, 2016 –– Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA), the voice for Health Centers and other commun...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
American Indian Health and Family Services to Host Trevor Project Workshops »
American Indian Health and Family Services will host several Trevor Project workshops for LGBTQ individuals and allies in...
Monday, April 18, 2016
Michigan Primary Care Association Welcomes New COO »
Lansing, MI­­, April 18, 2016 –– Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA), the voice for Health Centers and other commun...
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Michigan Health Center Leader Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award »
Bethesda, Md. –  Kim Sibilsky, Chief Executive Officer of the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA), has been pres...
Monday, March 14, 2016
Champion for the Medically Underserved Award Presented to Senator Hertel, Jr. »
Lansing, MI, March 14, 2016 —  On behalf of Michigan’s 39 Health Center organizations, Michigan Primary...
Monday, March 14, 2016
MPCA Policy Priorities Focus on Increasing Access & Improving Patient Care »
Lansing, MI, March 14, 2016 — Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) —the voice for Health Centers and ot...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
MPCA Offices Closed Due to Continued Winter Storm Warning »
As the Winter Storm Warning continues in areas of Michigan coupled with dangerous driving conditions, MPCA is closed today...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Outreach & Enrollment Program Manager Meeting Rescheduled »
Please Note: The Outreach & Enrollment Program Manager meeting scheduled to take place on February 25, 2016, has been...

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