The future role of community health centers in a changing health care landscape

J Ambul Care Manage. Jan-Mar 2011;34(1):90-9. doi: 10.1097/JAC.0b013e3182047e87.


The Affordable Care Act provides an opportunity to reinvent the health care delivery system to make it more accessible, patient-centered, and comprehensive, with an emphasis on prevention and primary care. This article explores how community health centers are well positioned to implement the Act's provisions, by expanding access to high-quality, affordable care to millions.

MeSH terms

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  • Community Health Centers*
  • Delivery of Health Care / organization & administration*
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • United States