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MEMBERSHIP

APHCA represents community health centers and other partners that are committed to providing comprehensive, quality primary care through an outcomes based medical home. The Association's membership currently includes Alabama's 15 federally qualified health centers that operate over 125 delivery sites, sickle cell organizations, HIV/AIDS centers, wellness organizations, and primary care providers. Members are dedicated to providing comprehensive, affordable, community based and accessible primary health care to every Alabamian and play a vital role in the health care system in Alabama.

member Benefits

Membership benefits and services available through APHCA include training and technical assistance, member only rates at APHCA events and trainings, policy and advocacy,  performance improvement programs, and operations development initiatives. The Alabama Primary Health Care Association offers membership at four levels: Organizational, Affiliate, Associate, and Advocate.


MEMBERship LEVELS

  • Organizational membership of the Alabama Primary Health Care Association is a voting membership category reserved for U.S. Public Health Service, Section 330 health centers and Indian Tribal Groups. Organizational members are represented on the APHCA Board of Directors by the official member of record (Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director or Administrator).
  • Affiliate membership of the Alabama Primary Health Care Association is a non-voting membership category comprised of a range of health care providers across the continuum of care.
  • Associate members of the Alabama Primary Health Care Association is a non-voting membership category comprised of rural health clinics, FQHC look-a-like organizations, Ryan White providers and other similar health care organizations which provide services in underserved areas and have been designated as such by the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Advocate membership is a non-voting membership category comprised of nonprofit organizations which represent consumers or others in support of education, health literacy, and outreach.

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