Let’s Keep Americans Healthy!
Iridium Suite Celebrates
National Health Center Week
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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
Published in: Health & Medicine      
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  • 1. Let’s Keep Americans Healthy! Iridium Suite Celebrates National Health Center Week Q:What is a Community Health Center? A:A federally funded organization that provides primary care services in medically under-served areas and/or to under-served populations. There are 1,200+centers & 8,200+ service sites Q:Where are 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 treatments are offered? 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 Q:Who can seek care at a health center? A: Anyone. Care is provided at an affordable price, regardless of whether a patient can pay or not. $11 Billion over 5 years for the operation, expansion, and construction of health centers throughout the nation. Q:What are other positive effects on the community? 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 Source: www.hhs.gov /healthcare By Medical Business Systems. Makers of Iridium Suite Medical Billing Software. See more at: www.iridiumsuite.com

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