Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) were established, in part, to provide accessible, continuous, coordinated, and comprehensive patient-centered care.
As an FQHC, Mosaic Health takes a proactive approach to ensure positive results for the most vulnerable, underserved and uninsured populations by providing primary care services and engaging in outreach, disease prevention, and patient education and self-care management activities in urban and rural communities.
FQHCs provide access to comprehensive primary health care services:
Family planning, prenatal, and post-partum care
FQHCs are different from other health care providers; they offer:
FQHCs are a great benefit to the communities they serve because they:
Improve public health
Provide needed services such as free immunizations for uninsured children
Reduce the burden on hospital emergency rooms
Act as a community voice for health care needs through the Board of Directors
Offer broader health insurance coverage, such as offering a sliding scale fee structure based on an individual’s or family’s income
Assist uninsured patients with enrollment in Medicaid, CHIP, and other assistance programs