Pennsylvania Association of

Community Health Centers

Supporting Pennsylvania's health centers in increasing access to quality primary health care for all

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Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers serves as the collective voice for Pennsylvania's Federally Qualified Health Centers (FHQCs), FQHC Look-Alikes (FQHCLAs), and non-profit Rural Health Clinics (RHCs).  Our members are unique nonprofit primary care facilities that provide a wide array of services to Pennsylvanians in underserved areas of the state. There are nearly 300 sites in 52 counties serving over 800,000 Pennsylvanians.  At these primary care facilities, patients will receive high quality care at a price they can afford with sliding fees based on income and family size.


Connections Between Food Insecurity and Health

What are the Connections Between Food Insecurity and Health?
The Hunger in America 2014 survey found that many households served by the Feeding America® network of food banks include people coping with a chronic disease that is impacted by dietary intake. Fifty-eight percent of households have at least one member with high blood pressure and 33 percent have at least one member with diabetes.

Education to Meet YOUR Needs with YOUR Input

This is your opportunity to share your suggestions on thought provoking, trending and timely topics that are important to you, your colleagues and the community of Community Health Centers  .

Registration Now Open for PACHC Care Management Boot Camp

Registration for PACHC's 1½-day Care Management Boot Camp, scheduled for April 26-27, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center on Lindle Road in Harrisburg, is now available on the PACHC website, along with the agenda.

WE Did It!

The Eagles win the Super Bowl and the Steelers retain the record for number of Super Bowl wins because the Patriots lost. What could raise the roof higher on celebration in Pennsylvania? Finally, a fix to the Health Center Funding Cliff!

Highlights from the BPHC All-Programs Webcast

The HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) held an All-Programs webcast this week.  In case you missed it, the webcast was recorded and the recording should be available soon, but in the meantime, here are a few highlights: