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
(217) 541-7300

IPHCA Chicago Office

542 S. Dearborn St., Suite 300, Chicago, IL  60605
(312) 692-3000