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New national initiative to transform safety-net clinics into medical homes

Colorado is one of five states that will benefit from the Commonwealth Fund’s Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, which is being done in collaboration with eight co-funders. The program will provide $6 million to help 68 community health centers in … Continue reading

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Women skipping health care because of costs

According to a new study by the Commonwealth Fund entitled “Women at Risk: Why Many Women are Forgoing Needed Health Care,” women are more likely than men to have trouble getting needed care because they can’t afford it. About half … Continue reading

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More than half of chronically ill U.S. adults skip care because of costs

The Commonwealth Fund conducted a survey of chronically ill patients in eight industrialized nations (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States), and it found that those in the U.S. are the most … Continue reading

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