Welcome to CHC
Community Health Councils (CHC) is a non-profit, community-based health education and policy organization. Established in 1992, our mission is to promote social justice and achieve equity in community and environmental resources to improve the health of underserved populations. Watch the video About Community Health Councils to learn more about our work.
CMS Issues New Rule Expanding Reimbursement for Community based Prevention The new provision stipulates that preventative care services no longer need to be provided by a physician or licensed practitioner to be eligible for Medicaid reimbursement as long as they are recommended by one.
Changing the Game: Universal Meals for Qualifying Schools First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the nationwide expansion of universal meals for schools with 40% or more of children eligible for free or reduced-price meals.
Amendments to CEQA for TOD Projects SB 743 requires the Office of Planning and Research to amend the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines to provide an alternative to Level of Service for evaluating transportation impacts.
Federal Financing for Complete Streets Projects Low-income communities interested in creating better bike and pedestrian networks may see new financing options if a legislative bill is approved in the US House of Representatives.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Legislation Two bills have been introduced in Congress that would further recent efforts to improve safety for the nation’s most vulnerable road users: pedestrians and bicyclists.