How to Become a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
HCAN provides assistance to communities and organizations that are considering health center opportunities.
Community health centers provide comprehensive primary care services to high need areas and populations. Governed by a majority consumer board, community health centers are designed to meet both primary care needs as well as provide supportive services such as transportation. Do you want to know more about what a Community Health Center is? Watch the video below.
To find out about community health center funding, please visit the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) website here. To read a little bit more about what health centers are, including the health center Look-Alike option, review the summary information here.
For a more in-depth look at how to start a community health center, HCAN recommends that you download the manual from the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC).
Please contact Amy Behnke if you have any questions about becoming a FQHC.