(This is part three of a three-part series on school-based health care.)
School-based health centers (SBHCs) provide primary care, mental health services, and sometimes oral health care to students where they are: in school. In the final part of this three-part series from the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC) we will explore how SBHCs are currently funded, some of the financial challenges they are facing, and how they will benefit from the health care reform legislation.
Sources of Funding for School-Based Health Centers
Research and evaluations have demonstrated that, in addition to being a common sense approach to ensuring that all children and adolescents are healthy and achieving to their fullest potential, school-based health centers (SBHCs) are cost-effective investments of public resources.
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