Community Health Center

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Non-profit clinics established under the Public Health Service Act and that provide or arrange for a broad range of primary health care services. Health centers must meet a series of federal criteria related to the scope of care they furnish, the prospective adjustment of charges in accordance with the ability to pay, location in or service to medically underserved communities and populations, and governance by a community board, 51% of whom must be patients of the clinic.

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