Health Center Partners is the region’s preeminent authority and health care policy advocate for community health centers, serving as the trusted voice for our members, who serve the health needs of communities throughout southern California in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties.
Health Center Partners ensures our members’ voices are heard, putting the issues confronting community health centers and their patients in front of lawmakers at the local, state and national levels to advance policies that expand access to care and improve health outcomes for Californians.
Our members have 135+ locations across three counties, San Diego, Riverside and Imperial. LEARN MORE HERE
CHC funding is authorized in Section 330 of the Public Health Services Act. It is a combination of discretionary funding, appropriated by Congress each year, and mandatory funding from the Community Health Center Fund (CHCF). LEARN MORE HERE
MEDI-CAL / MEDICAID
Community Health Centers care for more than 1 in 6 Medicaid beneficiaries nationally. Adequate Medicaid (Medi-Cal) payments are essential to their viability and ability to innovate. LEARN MORE HERE
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the Medi-Cal expansion in California allowed millions of Californians to gain health care coverage, many for the very first time. LEARN MORE HERE
The 340B Drug Pricing Program is an essential source of support for Community Health Centers, allowing them to stretch increasingly scarce federal resources and reinvest in patient care. LEARN MORE HERE
Community Health Centers integrate primary and behavioral health services to ensure coordinated care and seamless transitions for their patients. LEARN MORE HERE
To effectively meet growing patient demand for services, Community Health Centers are working to increase access where patients need it most. The current regulatory barriers are preventing the the expansion of services. LEARN MORE HERE
As demand grows for quality health care, California does not have enough of the right type of health workers, with the right skills, in the right places to meet the needs of our state’s growing and increasingly diverse population. LEARN MORE HERE
Community Health Centers use telehealth to better meet their patients’ needs and to overcome persistent clinical workforce shortages. Telehealth programs are especially critical in rural areas. LEARN MORE HERE
Community Health Centers are a natural place for helping patients be more informed and civically engaged. All voter engagement activities are non-partisan. LEARN MORE HERE
It is vital Community Health Center patients continue to access medical care and social services without fear of adverse immigration consequences. LEARN MORE HERE
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