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Health Centers are Providing Care to Growing Numbers of Patients with Complex Needs

Resource Topic: Diabetes, Emerging Issues, Social Determinants of Health, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)

Language: English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This short fact sheet explains the growth in health center patients who experience higher rates of chronic conditions and social risk factors associated with poorer health outcomes, like poverty and homelessness. The fact sheet also highlights how health centers’ comprehensive services are working to address patients with complex health care needs.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.