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Services offered by Federally Qualified Health Centers: Federally Qualified Health Centers offer the following services that are administered by qualified health care providers like Physicians, Nurse Practitioners (NP), Physician Assistants (PA), Certified-Nurse Midwives (CNM), Clinical Psychologists (CP), and Clinical Social Workers (CSW):

  • Preventive health services
  • Dental services
  • Mental health and substance abuse services
  • Transportation services necessary for adequate patient care
  • Hospital and specialty care
  • Medicare Part-B covered drugs prescribed by a certified FQHC practitioner
  • Visiting nursing services to the homebound in areas where the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined there is a shortage of home health agencies
  • Outpatient diabetes self-management training (DSMT) and medical nutrition therapy (MNT) for patients with diabetes or renal disease furnished by qualified practitioners of DSMT and MNT
  • Vaccines for uninsured and underinsured children through the Vaccines for Children Program
**Services vary by health center Number of patients that utilized services within the following healthcare sectors offered in FQHCs nationwide:
  • Chronic Conditions: 23,857,271
  • Behavioral Health: 24,473,139
  • Preventive Services: 27,485,282
  • Dental Services: 15,666,112
  • Total Visits: 110,420,028