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The work of Blue Shield of California Foundation and our grantees is reflected in these press releases, galleries, blog posts, and newsletter. For media inquiries regarding Foundation program areas and grantmaking, please email Christine Maulhardt, Director of Communications and Public Affairs.

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Sacramento Native American Health Center

Dec, 2016

The Sacramento Native American Health Center Inc. (SNAHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center serving Sacramento. The health center is committed to enhancing quality of life for the community by providing a culturally responsive, holistic, and patient-centered approach to care. Though 26% of SNAHC's patients are Native American, there are no tribal or ethnic requirements to receive care through the center.


The Foundation's blog is a place to hear from staff and leadership about issues that matter to us.

Carolyn Wang Kong

Making the Connection: What patient engagement means to me

June 7, 2017

We’re living in a time of uncertainty. For those of us working to preserve and improve California’s healthcare safety net, keeping up with the shifting political climate can feel disorienting. Regardless of what comes to pass over the next months and years, however, continuing to engage patients in their care—particularly those who are most vulnerable—is more important than ever. Many Californians now face potential...

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