FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER (FQHC)

What is FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER (FQHC)?

FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER (FQHC) meaning Health centers that have been approved by the government for a program to give low cost health care. Medicare pays for some health services in FQHCs that are not usually covered, like preventive care. FQHCs include community health centers, tribal health clinics, migrant health services, and health centers for the homeless.

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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