Pennsylvania Association of

Community Health Centers

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

PACHC Members: A Collaborative of Pennsylvania's Community-Based Health Care Providers


PACHC organizational members are any community-based healthcare provider including:

  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) 
  • FQHC Look-Alikes (FQHCLAs) 
  • Non-Profit Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) 

Organizational Membership Benefits

  • Legislative and regulatory advocacy at the state and national levels
  • Support for your grassroots advocacy
  • Direct connection to key contacts within the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care, Department of Health, Department of Human Services (Medicaid), Pennsylvania Insurance Department and other agencies for timely information and responses to questions
  • A subscription to the PACHC weekly e-newsletter, News CHCs Can Use, that keeps you informed on the latest information—news, regulations, policies, laws, clinical quality, workforce, funding opportunities and more—impacting health centers at the state and national level
  • Member-only content on our new website
  • PACHC Memos that take a deeper look at policies and issues
  • The PACHC Annual Conference & Clinical Summit, a premier educational event with special discounted rates for PACHC members
  • Seminars targeted at specific issues and health center professionals
  • Continuing education credits
  • The PACHC member-only portal at provides the opportunity to network and exchange ideas and successful practices with the "community of Community Health Centers"
  • Opportunities for to query peer networks within the "community of Community Health Centers" to learn from other Community Health Center staff
  • Peer queries so you can learn from the experiences of other Community Health Center staff 
  • Participation on various PACHC committees
  • Service on the PACHC Board of Directors (FQHCs and FQHC Look-Alikes only)
  • No-charge technical assistance on all aspects of health center operations (clinical, billing, policy, operational site visits, workforce, compliance and other operational areas)
  • Guidance on HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care expectations, requirements, policies, and funding opportunities
  • Grant information
  • Free postings of position openings through the Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Center and 3RNet with state and national reach to potential candidates
  • Opportunity to exhibit at the Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Fairs at a discounted rate
  • Credentialing assistance and application expediting


​To become an organizational member of PACHC, please complete our membership application.

If you have additional questions about membership, contact Andrea Wandling at or 717-761-6443 ext. 210.