Table 1.

Characteristics of Participating Health Centers

Health centerABCDEFG
TypeFQHCFQHCFQHCFQHCFQHCRHCFQHC
Number of patients3,52318,2633,7613,82612,5073,65419,151
Proportion of visits by payer
    Uninsured6.4%11.9%11.5%45.4%5.5%6.5%10.4%
    Medicaid53.8%59.7%51.6%45.0%64.3%30.7%56.6%
    Medicare22.3%11.7%16.4%6.2%6.6%34.4%19.4%
    Commercially Insured15.7%16.5%18.2%1.5%2.9%27.5%13.2%
    Other public insurance*1.9%0.3%2.3%1.9%20.8%1.0%0.5%
Proportion non-White patients7.7%24.3%3.1%12.0%23.5%1.3%3.6%
Proportion Hispanic patients6.5%25.8%26.7%50.0%60.5%2.2%18.5%
  • FQHC, federally-qualified health center; RHC, rural health center.

  • Analysis Period: March 2016 to May 2017 (study is ongoing and will complete data collection in March 2018).

  • * Other Public Insurance includes publically-funded coverage sources, typically covering limited services (eg, breast and cervical cancer early detection program; title X contraceptive care) or available to specific populations (eg, Veterans Affairs and Tricare, Indian Health Service, grant programs for migrant/seasonal workers, and care for the homeless or individuals living with HIV/AIDS).