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Need Health Coverage Next Year? Central Health is Here to Help

Need Health Coverage Next Year? Central Health is Here to Help

Central Health, CommUnityCare, assisting with health insurance enrollment starting Nov. 1 If you need health insurance in 2019, get ready to enroll. Central Health and its partners are committed to helping Travis County residents enroll... Read more

Need Health Coverage Next Year? Central Health is Here to Help

 If you need health insurance in 2019, get ready to enroll. Central Health and its partners are committed to helping Travis County residents enroll in a Qualified Health  Plan offered through the Affordable Care Act’s... Read more

Central Health’s Strategy to Save Sendero is Underway

(Austin) – Central Health has started contacting a select group of high health-need patients who receive care through its Medical Access Program (MAP) or on a sliding fee scale to offer them the opportunity to... Read more

Central Health Board Votes to Allocate Additional Funds For Sendero Health Plans

Central Health Board Votes to Allocate Additional Funds For Sendero Health Plans

(Austin) – The Central Health Board of Managers voted to allocate $26 million for Sendero Health Plans in Fiscal Year 2019, allowing its nonprofit health insurance company to stay in business for at least another... Read more

Central Health Board Votes to Invest in Project That Will Provide Housing for Homeless, Reducing Costly Emergency Room Visits and Hospital Use

Central Health Board Votes to Invest in Project That Will Provide Housing for Homeless, Reducing Costly Emergency Room Visits and Hospital Use

(Austin) – The Central Health Board of Managers voted Wednesday, March 28 to commit $400,000 to participate in a new program expected to reduce the hospital utilization of up to 250 persons experiencing homelessness who... Read more

Sendero Health Plans withdrawing From STAR Medicaid and CHIP Market Effective May 1

Sendero Health Plans withdrawing From STAR Medicaid and CHIP Market Effective May 1

(Austin) – Central Health announced Friday, March 23, that its subsidiary, Sendero Health Plans, is withdrawing from the STAR Medicaid and CHIP insurance market effective May 1. Sendero is Central Health’s nonprofit, community-based health maintenance... Read more

Central Health Partnering with UT School of Nursing, Travis County Emergency Services to Expand Health Care Services in Eastern Travis County

Central Health Partnering with UT School of Nursing, Travis County Emergency Services to Expand Health Care Services in Eastern Travis County

(Austin, TX.) — Central Health, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing (UT School of Nursing), and Travis County Emergency Services District (ESD) 11 announced Wednesday, Feb. 28 they are joining forces to... Read more

Travis County Leaders Urge Congress to Extend Funding for Community Health Centers

(Austin) — Staff, patients, and board members of CommUnityCare Health Centers today called on Congress to extend funding for community health centers and preserve affordable health care in Travis County.  Critical funding for health centers... Read more

Central Health Board of Managers Votes to Invest Additional $26 Million in Sendero

Central Health Board of Managers Votes to Invest Additional $26 Million in Sendero

(Austin) – The Central Health Board of Managers voted Wednesday, Jan. 24, to invest an additional $26 million in Sendero Health Plans. Sendero is Central Health’s nonprofit, community based Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) that provides... Read more