As a FQHC
, Mary's Center administers vaccines to children who are eligible for the VFC program at all of their sites throughout DC and Maryland.
Community health centers, often referred to as FQHCs
, are federally funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
The author's interest in pediatric and community health was piqued by the opportunity to establish a school clinic that would be a satellite location of a FQHC
. Previous doctoral and nurse practitioner education did not provide a system perspective on business acumen, space design, or effective billing and reimbursement.
Our project involved collaboration between an academic medical center and a large urban FQHC
are independent, nonprofit organizations that serve low-income populations.
It became apparent early on, says Perryman, that LifeSpring would be maintaining a long-term presence in the community with the FQHC
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 11, 2018-Equitas Health awarded US HHS' FQHC
M2 PHARMA-January 11, 2018-Equitas Health awarded US HHS' FQHC
(2) Federally qualified health center (FQHC
) sites offering contraceptive care, hospital sites and others would have to increase their capacity by more than half (see chart 1).
For example, in Louisiana, Dilks cites a nurse practitioner in family practice who established a federally qualified health center (FQHC
) that provides psychiatric, dental and medical health services in the same location.
Indeed, for 45 years, the federally qualified health center (FQHC
)--one of the largest of its kind in the U.S.
As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC
), we provide primary medical, dental, and prescription services to patients who may have nowhere else to go.