Amid changes introduced by the Affordable Care Act, community health centers, also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers or FQHCs, are assuming a more prominent role in the delivery of healthcare. Long the leaders in indigent care, community health centers are becoming pivotal players in population health management strategies and accountable care organizations.
More than ever before, hospitals, health systems and community health providers need to understand each other and work together. This by-the-numbers look at FQHCs, brought to you by Avanza Healthcare Strategies, is a starting point for those important conversations.
For help building collaborations between hospitals and FQHCs, contact Avanza at [email protected] or 512.479.6700.
Interested in learning more about hospital-FQHC partnerships? Read “Community collaborations: 6 areas of focus for hospital and federally qualified health center partnerships" in Becker’s Hospital Review, featuring insight from Avanza President and CEO Joan Dentler and Community Health Centers Consultant Maria Serafine.
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