Health Training Program Faces Uncertainty Over Funding
Funding for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program, which supports residencies in underserved areas with a high demand for primary care services, is set to expire if Congress does not reauthorize the program this year. Advocates have said there is support for the program on both sides. However, since the bill was funded under the Affordable Care Act, it could be affected by the polarized debate over the ACA.
- "Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles To Stay Alive" (Slotnik, New York Times, 3/25).