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The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers (OACHC) is a not-for-profit professional association representing Ohio's Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs, or community health centers). OACHC's Mission is to ensure access to high-quality affordable health care for all Ohioans through the growth and development of Ohio's Community Health Centers.  


OACHC represents Ohio's 49 Community Health Centers at over 280 locations, including multiple mobile units in 65 of Ohio’s 88 counties. In 2015, Community Health Centers provided care to over 623,000 Ohioans and recorded over 2.1 million patient visits.



Ohio's Community Health Centers are required to provide primary and preventive care to all patients regardless of a person's insurance status or ability to pay. These services can include medical, dental, vision, transportation, translation, pediatrics, behavioral health, substance abuse, health education, and enrollment services.


The following represents a breakdown of the patients that Ohio’s Community Health Centers serve:

19.5% are uninsured 

53.4% are on Medicaid

9.4% are on Medicare

17.7% have private insurance

32% are 0-19 years old; 34% are 20-44 years old

62% are Caucasian; 28% are Black/African American; 8% are Latino/Hispanic

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