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Medical Clinic Associations

Code: TN-5020

Organizations whose members are community health centers, charitable clinics, clinics in rural areas and other outpatient health care facilities that have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests and improving the quality, accessibility, affordability and continuity of health care services through a program of advocacy, education, research, information and leadership. Medical clinic associations promote activities that improve community health status; seek to influence state and national health care policy through active lobbying at state and federal levels; promote public understanding of health care issues; prepare members for changes in health care financing and help members become effective advocates for their institutions and profession and the patients they serve.

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