July 24, 2017

Strengthen the National Health Service Corps

Since its inception in 1972, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) has worked to build healthy communities by placing health care providers dedicated to working in underserved areas of every State, Territory, and Possession of the United States with limited access to care.  The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved lead the effort to save the program from elimination and is now leading the effort to expand the NHSC to all underserved communities in the future. Our policy request is outlined below, but we need your help!  Join ACU Today to ensure the future of this important program.

About the Campaign

ACU started the Campaign to Save the NHSC in 2013 in order to raise the profile of this important program and the kick-start the effort to save the program from elimination. Now we are fighting to expand the program to all communities in need!

What You Can Do

Recent Campaign News

February 19, 2016
ACU Statement on President’s FY17 Budget Request

May 1, 2015
Senate Bill Would Expand NHSC to Jails

March 24, 2015
NHSC Funding Included in SGR Package

February 2, 2015
President Reconfirms Strong Support for NHSC in FY16 Budget

October 28, 2014
ACU Joins with 100+ other Groups to Press for Fix to Primary Care Cliff

April 7, 2014
NHSC Stakeholder Group Letter to Congress

February 27, 2014
President’s Budget to Propose Expansion of the NSHC

December 11, 2013
Congressional Budget Deal Unveiled – Sequester Will Cut NHSC Funding

September 24, 2013
What a Government Shutdown Means for Health Programs