Continually Working to Increase the Value of PACHC Membership

As the Commonwealth’s primary care association, PACHC offers Pennsylvania’s Community Health Centers FQHC, FQHC Look-Alikes, rural health clinics and other like-mission providers a varity of membership benefits, all designed to support community health centers in their mission to provide quality primary care to all, regardless of ability to pay. 

There are three categories of membership: Organizational, PACHC Partners and Corporate Members


  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) 
  • FQHC Look-Alikes (FQHCLAs)
  • Non-profit Rural Health Clinics (RHCs).

Full benefits of Organizational Membership

  • Technical assistance related to all aspects of health center operations (clinical,operations, community development, fiscal)
  • Conferences and trainings at member registration rates
  • Advocacy at the State and National level
  • Grassroots advocacy support
  • Direct voice to Medicaid on key issues
  • Job postings on PA Primary Care Career Center website and 3RNet
  • Workforce and recruitment support
  • Group Purchasing Opportunities
  • Weekly electronic “News CHCs Can Use”
  • PACHC Memos
  • Peer Queries
  • Continuing education credits
  • Grant information
  • Networking opportunities
  • Eligible to participate on various PACHC committees
  • FQHCs and FQHC Look-Alikes are eligible to serve on the PACHC Board of Directors


  • Any health care agency or organization that provides primary, preventive and other health services to the medically underserved that does not qualify as a FQHC, FQHCLA or RHC.  Examples include free and partial pay clinics, nurse managed health centers and/or other community-based health care providers.
  • Any other public or private non-profit agency, organization and/or foundation with like-mission or interest in the medically underserved and safety net health care delivery system not eligible for other categories of membership and committed to the purpose/mission and goals of the PACHC.

Benefits of PACHC Partners Membership

  • Conferences and trainings at member registration rates
  • Weekly electronic “News CHCs Can Use”
  • Continuing education credits
  • Grant information
  • Networking opportunities



The Value of Corporate Membership

  • provides access to our extensive, well-established primary care infrastructure
  • maximizes exposure to PACHC membership
  • provides opportunities for your organization to distinguish itself and build key relationships
  • allows PACHC members to easily identify and evaluate potential vendors, consultants and other resources. 

PACHC offers Gold, Silver, and Bronze levels of corporate membership with each level offering different benefits.  All memberships are annual.  Corporate membership is available to any public or private, profit or non-profit entity and/or vendor committed to the purpose, mission and goals of PACHC, whose goods and services will benefit PACHC membership and support the purpose of PACHC.

Please note: Being a PACHC Corporate Member does not mean that PACHC endorses these products or services.

For more information on membership please contact Cindi Christ at





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