The Georgia Association for Primary Health Care, Inc. (GAPHC) is a membership organization for all Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in the state of Georgia. GAPHC is designated as the state Primary Care Association (PCA) by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. There are similar organizations representing every state in the nation.
GAPHC is celebrating its 36th anniversary as a statewide organization located in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. GAPHC is quite familiar and knowledgeable about the relevant rules and regulations governing FQHC – Section 330 organizations. Our organization is very active in the development of various operational models for FQHC organizations. GAPHC provides direction and leadership for required community development activities that are related to both the development of new start FQHC organizations and operations of existing FQHC organizations.