Let's Keep Americans Healthy!Celebrate National Health Center Week
Health centers are the key to keeping rural and under-served communities healthy.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Let’s Keep Americans Healthy!
Iridium Suite Celebrates
National Health Center Week
Q:What is a
A:A federally funded organization that provides
primary care services in medically under-served
areas and/or to under-served populations.
1,200+centers & 8,200+ service sites
the service sites?
A: They are often located in schools, hospitals,
universities, houses of worship, shopping
centers and mobile vans.
To find your local health center simply go to HRSA.gov and click
“Find-A-Health Center,” or download the free “Find-A-Health-
Center” app for your iPhone.
Q:What kind of
A: Preventive care services such as childhood
immunizations and pre-natal care. Chronic
conditions like diabetes are managed. Dental
and mental health care are also provided.
21.7 Million 86 Million
Patients served Patient visits
seek care at a
A: Anyone. Care is provided at an affordable
price, regardless of whether a patient can pay
$11 Billion over 5 years
for the operation, expansion, and construction of health centers
throughout the nation.
effects on the
A: Health centers bring employment
opportunities and improve economic conditions
in these under-served, low-income type areas.
156,000+ health center employees
18,000 jobs were added 2010-2011
By Medical Business Systems. Makers of
Iridium Suite Medical Billing Software.
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