What are Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)?

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are federally supported community-based health clinics that provide healthcare services, including prevention, in areas that are underserved. These programs include Community Health Centers, Public Housing Primary Care plans, Migrant Health Centers, Homeless Health Care programs, and Urban Indian and Tribal Health Centers. Go online to the Bureau of Primary Health Care Web site for help finding free or low-cost health care.

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