Free Clinic Association of Pennsylvania
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Serving Free Clinics in Pennsylvania

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Commonwealth Foundation blog - "Five Years After Obamacare, Charity Care Demand Soars" includes patient stories from two PA Free Clinics.   View the blog by clicking on this link:  http//www.commonwealthfoundation.org/policyblog/detail/five-years-after-obamacare-charity-care-demand-soars.



Free health clinic cuts down on emergency room visits
When people can't get to health care, it is necessary to bring health care to the people. This is the idea behind Middle Tyger Community Center's free health clinic...
To read more, please visit: http://www.goupstate.com/article/20150313/ARTICLES/150319825?p=1&tc=pg

Demand for free medical clinics still high after 'Obamacare' expansion
Nearly 11.7 million enrolled under the ACA this year, but working poor, retirees and immigrants fall through cracks...
To read more, please visit: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/3/19/free-medical-clinics-see-high-demand-despite-obamacare-expansion.html
 

"Dancing Like Ginger Rogers": The Remarkable Work of Free and Charitable Clinics
Free and charitable clinics (FCCs) are a community's response to a community need...
To read more, please visit: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/management/25622-dancing-like-ginger-rogers-the-remarkable-work-of-free-and-charitable-clinics.html 


Providing a Helping Hand

For the first time in Florida's history, state lawmakers have allocated $4.5 million to free and charitable clinics across the state that provide primary and specialty care services to uninsured and low-income, underserved residents.
To read more, please visit: http://orlandomedicalnews.com/content/providing-helping-hand 

Free medical clinic: One doctor's prescription for affordable health care
The Zarapeth Health Center Free Clinic began in 2003 and has grown to include a dental clinic as well. Being freed from the fear of litigation [through federal malpractice coverage] "uncorks the passion"...
To read more, please visit: http://www.nj.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2015/03/free_medical_clinic_one_doctors_prescription_for_h.html