So You Want to Start a Health Center?
Resource Topic: Operations, Leadership, Capital Development
Year Developed: 2019
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Board of Directors
National Association of Community Health Centers
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Resource Summary: This monograph is intended to provide step-by-step directions for planning and implementing a new health center, including instructions on applying for federal designations and funding. This document is also relevant for organizations that are currently providing some primary care services and are interested in developing a more comprehensive program that meets the Public Health Service Act, Section 330 requirements.
The monograph includes:
· A brief introduction on key aspects of health centers
· Relevant federal programs and designations
· Links to critical resources
Remember as you approach deciding whether or not to embark on starting a health center, there truly is no one way or “one size fits all” model.