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Board Approves Service Expansions

The Central Health Board of Managers on Wednesday approved expansion of services with two existing contracted partners. The first expansion will increase the total annual contract amount for family medical services with Austin Medical Education... Read more

Lynne Hudson Appointed to Board

The Austin City Council has appointed Lynne Hudson to the Central Health Board of Managers. Ms. Hudson replaces outgoing board member Bobbie Barker, who announced her retirement last month. Ms. Hudson’s professional career is focused... Read more

Board Approves Service Expansions

The Central Health Board of Managers approved an expansion to its contract with Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) to provide additional primary care services. The amount of the increase is $1,682,495, resulting in funding... Read more

Rebecca Lightsey Appointed to Board

The Travis County Commissioners Court appointed Rebecca Lightsey, the executive director of Texas Appleseed, to the Central Health Board of Managers on Tuesday, March 15. Ms. Lightsey replaces Dr. Donald Patrick, who announced his retirement... Read more

1/28 – Katrina Daniel Reappointed to Board

Katrina M. Daniel, RN, was reappointed to a new four-year term on the Central Health Board of Managers by the Austin City Council on Jan. 27. Daniel was originally appointed by the City Council to... Read more

Board Expands Mental Health Contract

The Central Health Board of Managers approved on Wednesday an increase to the contract amount with Austin Travis County Integral Care (ATCIC). The $800,000 increase, bringing the total amount from $3,555,243 to a cap of... Read more

Central Health Votes to Create HMO

The Central Health Board of Managers on Thursday approved the formation of a Central Health funded health management organization (HMO). The board’s motivation for approving this program is to better manage and coordinate the healthcare... Read more

Health Center Expansion

The Central Health Board of Managers approved at its regular meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 5, a lease for additional clinical space at 6801 IH35 South. This new location supplements the existing CommUnityCare convenient care location... Read more