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Service Line Expansion: A Guide for Health Center Boards

Resource Topic: Governance

Keywords: Governing Boards, Planning.

Year Developed: 2023

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Governing Boards; C-Suite (Ceos, CFOs, CIOs, CMOs, COOs, etc.)
Secondary Audience: PCAs

Language(s): English

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

Resource Summary: Health centers sometimes consider adding new services. If your health center is considering expanding the services it offers, your board of directors is a critical part of the process. This guide provides health center boards with an overview of service line expansion including why a health center might consider such expansion; information on the board’s role in the process; and questions to help guide decisions around expansion.

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 $6,625,000 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