ABOUT GAPHC

Our Impact

Economic Impact in Georgia

  • There are currently 34 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in Georgia
  • Our FQHCs serve over 400,000 patients throughout the state
  • Our FQHCs are located in 107 counties with 197 clinic sites throughout the state

Health Centers in Georgia serve:

  • Approximately 1 in 34 Georgians
  • Approximately 1 in 10 Georgians
  • Approximately 1 in 20 Medicaid recipients in Georgia
  • and the mean annual rate of ER visits for uninsured patients is 25% less in counties with a health compared to those without

America's Community Health Centers

  • There are currently 1,300 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) with 9,000 clinic sites throughout America
  • FQHCs serve over 24 million patients nationally:
  • Over 7 million are children
  • Over 1.1 million are homeless
  • Nearly 300,000 are veterans
  • 62% are racial/ethnic minorities
  • 75% are covered by Medicaid or are uninsured
  • 92% have family incomes below 200% below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)