eImpact Report
Community Clinics and Health Centers (CCHCs) are nonprofit health care practices located in low income and medically underserved areas. CCHCs share a common mission to serve everyone who walks through their doors, regardless of their ability to pay. The term CCHC includes Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), FQHC Look-Alikes, Migrant Health Centers, Rural and Frontier Health Centers, and Free Clinics. CCHCs are an essential segment of the safety net. In many California counties and districts, they provide a significant proportion of comprehensive primary care services to those who are publicly subsidized or uninsured. The following profile has been compiled for California's Assembly District #5.