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Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike

Eligibility

Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alikes are community-based health care providers that meet the requirements of the HRSA Health Center Program, but do not receive Health Center Program funding. They provide primary care services in underserved areas, provide care on a sliding fee scale based on ability to pay and operate under a governing board that includes patients.

The defining legislation for Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alikes (under the Consolidated Health Center Program) is Section 1905(l)(2)(B) of the Social Security Act.

For more information on Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alikes, see Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike Program.

Date Last Reviewed:  May 2018