Who Are the Health Centers?
centers (CHCs), many of which are federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), play a vital role in the health care safety net by providing access
to affordable and quality primary medical, oral health, and behavioral health services
to more than 21 million Americans.
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Community Health Centers are the Health Care Solution
In many areas of Rhode
Island, community health centers are the only source of health care for Medicaid and uninsured patients. Community health centers are safety net providers of cost-effective,
high-quality primary and preventive health care in Rhode Island.
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Community Health Centers Specialize in Meeting Community Needs
Rhode Island’s community
health centers provide high-quality health care that responds to the needs of each community's individual needs. Patient-led boards are a critical component of FQHC governance, and help the FQHCs respond to individual community needs.
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Community Health Centers Positively Impact the Economy
Beyond the outstanding
health services provided to patients by community health centers, it is important
to consider the economic impact health centers have on their communities.
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