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As a member of APHCA, you’ll join 2,000 health center employees from across Alabama who are dedicated to enhancing their professional development and improving organizational performance.

NOTE: Dues are prorated based on the month you join, and membership is based on calendar year.

Membership 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: Corporate, Associate, Affiliate, and Advocate.

Membership Levels

Corporate

Corporate membership is reserved for health centers operating under Section 330 of the Public Health Act and designated as a health center grantee by the Health Resources and Services Administration. On behalf of Corporate Members, the official Member of Record is eligible to participate on the Board of Directors, hold office, and vote on Corporate matters.

Associate

Associate membership is available to public or nonprofit rural health clinics, federally qualified health center look-alike organizations, HIV/AIDS service providers, and other health care organizations serving medically under served populations that have been designated as such by the Health Resources and Services Administration. Associate Members are not eligible to participate on the Board of Directors, hold office, or vote on Corporate matters.

Affiliate

Affiliate membership is available to health care providers supportive of APHCA’s mission.  Affiliate Members are not eligible to participate on the Board of Directors, hold office, or vote on Corporation matters.

Advocate

Advocate membership is available to non-profit trade and consumer organizations that support education, health literacy, and/or outreach. Advocate Members are not eligible to participate on the Board of Directors, hold office, or vote on Corporation matters.

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