Organizational Membership

Organizational membership is available to any entity that is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) - both those that receive Section 330 federal funding through primary care, homeless, migrant or public housing grants and those that are designed as FQHC "look-alikes."

Apply for Organizational Membership

Organizational Membership Benefits: 

  • Legislative Advocacy — Representation, advocacy and collective action with federal, state, city and local governmental officials.
  • Voting Privileges — Eligible to vote on certain matters through the Assembly of Delegates.
  • Management & Support — Assistance in securing new funding sources, including consultation, advice and other technical assistance regarding issues relating to CHC establishment, expansion and operation.
  • Leadership & Networking — Eligible for leadership and participation on IPHCA committees, as well as opportunities for mutual problem-solving of administrative and clinical issues.
  • Group Purchasing — Eligible to participate in the group purchasing organization - Primary Health Purchasing Alliance.
  • Education & Training — Discounts for educational and training events.
  • Clinician Recruitment & Workforce Development Services — Recruitment and placement of professional clinical staff in health centers, available at no cost to Organizational members.
  • Community Access —Access to related national, statewide and local organizations and agencies.
  • Information— Entitled to receive all regular Association publications, as well as special Association reports, studies, surveys, etc. 

IPHCA Springfield Office
500 S. Ninth St., Springfield, IL 62701

IPHCA Chicago Office

542 S. Dearborn St., Suite 300, Chicago, IL  60605