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Central Health Begins New Year by Announcing Two New Executive Positions

(Austin) – Central Health is excited to announced it has created two new executive positions to better serve Travis County’s growing population of residents with low-income who need access to quality health care: Deputy Administrator... Read more

Flu Cases Increasing as Holidays Begin

With peak months of influenza (flu) season still ahead, CommUnityCare is reporting an uptick in flu activity over the same period last year. From Oct. 1 to Dec. 3 more than 700 patients have been... Read more

Time Running Out to Enroll in Health Insurance for 2020 – Deadline is Dec. 15

As the Dec. 15 approaches, Central Health and its partners are encouraging Travis County residents to sign up today for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace. Without a qualifying event,... Read more

Travis County Medical Society Honors Central Health Enterprise Doctors with Two Prestigious Awards

(Austin, TX) – The Travis County Medical Society will recognize at an upcoming ceremony two local physicians who are leaders at Central Health and CommUnityCare Health Centers. Dr. Guadalupe “Pete” Zamora, Chair of the Central... Read more

Travis County Medical Society Honors Central Health Enterprise Doctors with Two Prestigious Awards

Central Health Board Chair, CommUnityCare Chief Medical Officer Recognized for Distinguished Service (Austin, TX) – The Travis County Medical Society will recognize at an upcoming ceremony two local physicians who are leaders at Central Health... Read more

As Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1, Central Health and Sendero are Expanding a Program Offering Private Insurance for Limited Group of Patients with Complex Medical Needs

As Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1, Central Health and Sendero are Expanding a Program Offering Private Insurance for Limited Group of Patients with Complex Medical Needs

(Austin, TX) – As the 2020 Open Enrollment Period opens Friday, Nov. 1, Central Health and Sendero Health Plans, its nonprofit health maintenance organization (HMO), are expanding a program that pays health insurance premiums for... Read more

Farmshare Austin opens Fresh for Less Mobile Market Next to Central Health’s Mobile Health Clinic in Colony Park

Farmshare Austin opens Fresh for Less Mobile Market Next to Central Health’s Mobile Health Clinic in Colony Park

New Farmshare Austin location offers fresh for less groceries at Barbara Jordan Elementary School (Austin, TX) – Colony Park welcomes the neighborhood’s first-ever mobile market, which opened Friday, Oct. 11. The market will sell affordable,... Read more

Missed Medical Appointments Down by 25% Since Central Health’s Lyft Program Began

Missed Medical Appointments Down by 25% Since Central Health’s Lyft Program Began

(Austin) – Under a 9-month old partnership between Central Health and Lyft, missed doctor’s appointments are down by one-fourth, and monthly visits by chronically-ill patients have doubled. Central Health launched the transportation pilot in January... Read more

Central Health Board of Managers Approves Fiscal Year 2020 Tax Rate

(Austin) – The Central Health Board of Managers voted Wednesday to set the tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 at 6.9% over the “no-new-revenue” – or effective – tax rate, which will generate $214.9 million... Read more