Becoming a CHC

Community Health Center (CHC) status is awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC). Becoming a CHC is a competitive process under section 330 of the Public Health Services Act. CHCs are held to standards defined by the HRSA 19 key requirements in four main areas: Need, Services, Management and Finance, and Governance.

For more information on the program requirements, go to http://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/pdf/hcpreqs.pdf

Information regarding the process to become a CHC can be found at Community Planning under the Programs and Services section.

For more details on becoming a member, contact Mary Hoffman, CHAD Director of Development and Operations, at (701) 751-1226 or at mary@communtiyhealthcare.net.