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Affordable Health Care LOCATOR

Organization:
Facility Type: Medical Facility
Status: Open

Address:
, US 00000

Region:NATIONWIDE
County/Parish:



Main/General Business Number: http://ask.hrsa.gov/pc/
Website: http://ask.hrsa.gov/pc/


Mission: HRSA-supported health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.

Health centers are in most cities and many rural areas. To find a health center near you ...


Areas Served: National



This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Permanent

Notes:

Health centers provide...

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checkups when you're well
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treatment when you're sick
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complete care when you're pregnant
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immunizations and well-child care for your children
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dental care and prescription drugs for your family

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About NACHC

Founded in 1970, the National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc. (NACHC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance and expand access to quality, community-responsive health care for Americaís medically underserved and uninsured. In serving its mission, NACHC represents the nationís network of over 1,000 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) which serve 16 million people through 5,000 sites located in all of the 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam.

In fulfilling its mission, NACHC:

* Serves as the major source for information, data, research and advocacy on key issues affecting community-based health centers and the delivery of health care for the medically underserved and uninsured in America.

* Provides education, training, technical assistance and leadership development to health center staff, boards and others to promote excellence and cost-effectiveness in health delivery practice and community board governance.

* Builds partnerships and linkages that stimulate public and private sector investment in the delivery of quality health care services to medically underserved communities.

Also, NACHC works closely through a shared mission with over 50 state and regional organizations including: Chartered State and Regional Primary Care Associations and Health Center Networks.

Info Source/Changes:
http://www.nachc.com/about/
(see full history)

Created At: Wed Nov 21 18:09:02 -0700 2007
Updated At: Wed Nov 21 18:09:02 -0700 2007
Updated By: DNug


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