Public Policy & Research (PPR) Division

As the national voice for Community Health Centers, NACHC’s Public Policy and Research (PPR) Division works alongside state Primary Care Associations to monitor the changing health care climate, analyze key regulatory and legislative issues that impact Community Health Centers, and educate policymakers and other key stakeholders about the role that Community Health Centers play.

Health Center Advocacy Network

The Health Center Advocacy Network provides best practices and that aim to help Community Health Centers establish advocacy infrastructure, training, guidance, and general advocacy support. The advocacy resources serve the goals of ensuring sustained growth and consistent action across the Health Center Advocacy Network, and to support health centers in securing resources to continue to provide care to their patients.

2022 Policy Paper

The 2022 Policy Papers are documents that highlight the key issues on the 2022 Health Center Legislative Agenda that NACHC is focusing on and provide steps for advocates to take action. The 2022 Policy Papers focus on:

The 2022 Policy Papers and other policy resources are available on the HCAdvocacy site. Please contact Pauline Jamry ( if you have any questions.

Virtual PPR Office Hours During NACHC’s 2022 Policy and Issues (P&I) Forum!

NACHC’s Public Policy and Research Division will be available during P&I to meet with conference attendees and answer questions!

Please join us via Zoom on Monday, February 14, 12:30 pm ET – 1:00 pm ET.

Please join us via Zoom on Wednesday, February 16, 10:45 am ET – 11:15 am ET.