Accreditation & Affiliations
El Centro de Corazón is accredited as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and 501(c)(3) non-profit health care organization.
We are affiliated with the following national, state, and local organizations:
What is a Federally Qualified Health Center?
Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) include all organizations receiving grants under Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS), certain tribal organizations, and FQHC Look-Alikes. FQHCs qualify for enhanced reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid, as well as other benefits. FQHCs must serve an underserved area or population, offer a sliding fee scale, provide comprehensive services, have an ongoing quality assurance program, and have a governing board of directors.