August 21, 2017

Sequester and the NHSC

What the Sequester means to the National Health Service Corps More than 250,000 people won’t have access to care in their community because of the broad cuts to federal programs known as the “sequester.”  The sequester lead to a $15 million cut in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) funding, reducing the number of recent awards made for those seeking to work in the underserved areas of our country. Let’s start with how the sequester came to be. In 2011, Congress passed a law saying that … [Read more...]

ACU Welcomes Mary Kasal

ACU is thrilled to welcome Mary Kasal to our board of directors. She currently serves as President and CEO of Missouri Health Connection (MHC), Missouri’s statewide Health Information Network. In this role, Mary oversees all MHC operations and the execution of its mission to improve the quality of medical care, reduce costs and medical errors and empower Missourians to take a more active role in their own health care. Her experience in health information technology, clinical engineering and … [Read more...]

Affordable Care Act Resources

There is a lot to know about the Affordable Care Act and how it affects you. Find answers to the most frequently asked questions and other useful information right here! … [Read more...]