FQHC’s: SAFETY NET OPPORTUNITY FOR HOSPITALS:

Funding pressures, increase demand prompting need to modernize

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Community Health Centers (CHCs) are critical elements of the safety net for uninsured and underinsured individuals and families as well as Medicaid enrollees who find access to local providers problematic. Both types of providers incorporate medical management models focusing on enhanced primary care services, inclusive of preventive health, physical and mental health, dental care, health coaching, drug formularies and social supports including transportation and others.

 

Click on the article below for the Two harsh realities face these safety net providers: