Become a member of the CHAD network and join us in our mission of fostering healthy communities and ensuring access to quality, affordable health care for all Dakotans.

 


Full membership to the Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas is available to
Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC Look-Alikes serving North Dakota
and South Dakota. The CHAD Board of Directors must approve full member applications.

 

     • Representation on the CHAD Board of Directors
     • Professional development cost savings with discounted registration fees for CHAD workshops
       and trainings

     • Access and participation in CHAD peer networking groups
     • Coordinated grassroots advocacy
     • Legislative tracking and policy review
     • Access to “Members Only” information and resources on the CHAD website
     • Technical assistance in areas of finance, human resources, clinical informatics, clinical quality,
       data, communications and marketing, policy and advocacy, dental services, emergency
       preparedness, behavioral and mental health services, and special populations

     • Access to UDS data analysis for individual health centers, as well as state and bi-state aggregates
     • Workforce recruitment and retention assistance
     • Community health center management and policy assistance
     • Board training and development
     • Assistance with New Access Point (NAP) and other grant applications
     • Community development and planning grant assistance
     • Community education and outreach to improve access to medical, dental and behavioral
       health services

     • Group purchasing programs – benefits/savings
     • Access to CHAD fee-for-service products and services
     • Promotional opportunities in CHAD publications and communication tools
     • Representation on statewide boards, committees and task groups
     • Liaison to Primary Care Offices (PCO)
     • Subscription to CHAD newsletters and communications
     • Representation on CHAD Training and Technical Assistance Steering Committee

 


Associate membership to the Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas is available to rural health clinics, public health units and health care partners with a mission and goals common to those of CHAD and its membership organizations.

 • Policy and advocacy for initiatives that align with CHAD and CHAD member community
   health centers 
• Professional development cost savings with discounted registration fees for CHAD workshops
  and trainings
• Access and participation in selected CHAD peer networking groups
• Access to selected “Members Only” information and resources on the CHAD website
• Guidance with Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) planning grant applications and
  key program requirements
• Workforce recruitment and retention assistance
• Group purchasing programs – benefits/savings
• Access to CHAD fee-for-service products and services
• Promotional opportunities in CHAD publications and communication tools
• Representation on statewide boards, committees and task groups for initiatives that align
  with CHAD and CHAD member organizations
• Subscription to CHAD newsletters and communications

Contact:

For more information about becoming a CHAD member or for an application to
apply for a full or associate membership, please contact:

Mary Hoffman
Director of Training and Operations
701-221-9824
mary@communityhealthcare.net