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"Philly" is home to 1.5 million residents, fabulous and fiesty sports teams and fans, the Liberty Bell, the soft-pretzel and famous cheesesteaks and hoagies.  The history and character of our landmarks and people make this city an exciting place to live, serve and have fun!

Affordable Care Act

NHC Philly '15-16 members met with United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell to discuss how the Affordable Care Act has helped patients gain access to Care!

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Interested in becoming a member of NHC Philadelphia?

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The role has been defined and fine tuned by the numerous Patient Advocates in the service years before mine, and for most of my service term I felt fairly comfortable in my role. I knew the assistance programs well and felt confident in my ability to advocate for my patients in order to get them their needed medications at an affordable cost. I felt good about where I was and the service that I was doing. Insert a pandemic.
Date of Publication: 05/18/2020
Author: cbass
Prescription Assistance Programs were created in the first place to reduce any barriers that patients in underserved populations can experience receiving life-sustaining medications, and in times of the unknown, it is important for such programs to change and grow.
Date of Publication: 05/11/2020
Author: cbass
There have been so many stories along the way of how partnerships such as this one, in which both sides have only the best for those they serve in mind, can bring joy, confidence, calmness to those in our community who may not otherwise find it in a dentist’s office.
Date of Publication: 05/04/2020
Author: cbass
My service term has provided me with the opportunity to directly support community members and organizations within school-based health centers (SBHCs) and more volunteer settings. One of the most impactful experiences from the very beginning of my service in one of the SBHCs has been witnessing the interactions between the school nurses I serve beside and the scholars and families we support.
Date of Publication: 04/20/2020
Author: cbass
The partnership between Temple Ophthalmology and Health Center #5 allows many patients to receive eye care that they otherwise would not have access to.
Date of Publication: 04/13/2020
Author: cbass

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