The New Jersey Primary Care Association (“NJPCA”) represents 23 Community Health Centers and 135 satellite community-based ambulatory healthcare facilities throughout the state of New Jersey. Community Health Centers are also known as FQHCs or federally qualified health centers. FQHCs are authorized under Section 330(A) of the Public Health Services Act to provide healthcare to the underserved and the uninsured. Click here to learn more about FQHCs/Community Health Centers.
The NJPCA’s primary goal is to provide for the expansion and provision of quality, cost-effective and efficient primary healthcare through community health centers while seeking new and expanded revenue sources for these services.
ACCESS TO QUALITY HEALTHCARE
There are 24 FQHCs that operate 136 sites in neighborhoods throughout the state, including school-based and mobile sites in each of the 21 counties of New Jersey. Community Health Centers provide healthcare services to over half a million New Jerseyeans annually.
FQHCs Provide Access to Affordable Medications
Community Health Centers provide access to affordable medications such as insulin through the 340B Drug Pricing Program. For more information, watch a video that describes the types of pharmacy services that Health Centers provide.