Community Health Center Support Fact Sheet

January 1, 2015


Joseph W. Thompson, MD, MPH
President & CEO


CHCA, Arkansas Primary Care Association, currently represents 12 CHCs and their 59 health center locations. Each health center provides access to affordable, quality, comprehensive primary medical, dental, mental health, preventive and support services to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. This includes all Arkansans who are uninsured, underinsured and those who live in medically underserved areas.

This fact sheet covers facts about Community Health Centers (CHCs) in Arkansas. Topics include: the program, the state-wide impact, how CHCs work, and the overseeing of CHCs.