Becoming an FQHC

FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center also known as community health center) is a federal designation from the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that is assigned to private-nonprofit or public health care organizations that serve predominantly uninsured or medically underserved populations.  

FQHCs differ from other health care providers by having the following characteristics:

Benefits of Becoming an FQHC