Susan Friedberg Kalson

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Susan Friedberg Kalson is the CEO of the Squirrel Hill Health Center in Pittsburgh and chair of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism.

Why Community Health Centers are Vital to the American Health Care System

Susan Friedberg Kalson
January 31, 2018

Across the nation, CHCs provide critical access to primary and preventive health care for 27 million patients each year.  In order to be eligible for the direct federal grants that help sustain our operations, all of us must adhere to numerous regulations and serve the same fundamental mission, to provide primary health care to everyone, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.