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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.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

HHS Regional Director Learns More About Pennsylvania Health Centers

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Regional Director Matthew Baker spent much of this morning visiting Harrisburg-based Hamilton Health Center   and learning about the Community Health Center  model of care from Hamilton CEO Jeannine Peterson, Jillian London and PACHC CEO Cheri Rinehart.  Topics discussed included Patient-Centered Medical Home, integrated behavioral and oral health care, health center role in addressing the opioid crisis, the importance of the 340B program to health centers and the patients we serve, and much more. 

Pictured from left to right: Matthew Baker, Cheri Rinehart, Jeannine Peterson and Jillian London

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