NJ Looks to FQHCs as Models of Efficiency
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie highlighted $50 million in his budget itemized for federally qualified health centers (FQHC) and the significance they play in providing care for the state’s lowest-income residents.
FQHC funding was increased by $10 million during the administration of Gov. Christie, representing a 25% increase over previous spending.
“If we want to try to control the cost of healthcare, we need to make healthcare steady and holistic and consistent and that’s what they’re doing here,” Christie said at a recent press conference at Metropolitan Family Health Network in Jersey City.
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