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Welcome to the Community Clinic Consortium

Our mission is to promote and improve the health and quality of life for all Contra Costa and Solano County residents. We are dedicated to supporting the involvement of communities in developing a responsive health care system and articulating and advancing the role of community health centers.

The CARES Program

The Contra Costa CARES program is a healthcare program for uninsured adults living in Contra Costa County. Enrolled participants will have access to a range of primary and preventative healthcare services at their primary care medical home. Services covered by the program are free of charge.

Welcome to the Community Clinic Consortium

 

Our mission is to promote and improve the health and quality of life for all Contra Costa and Solano County residents. We are dedicated to supporting the involvement of communities in developing a responsive health care system and articulating and advancing the role of community health centers.

The CARES Program

 

The Contra Costa CARES program is a healthcare program for uninsured adults living in Contra Costa County. Enrolled participants will have access to a range of primary and preventative healthcare services at their primary care medical home. Services covered by the program are free of charge.

Our Stories

Contra Costa County COVID Resources 

Contra Costa County has seen the benefit of quick, definitive action. Because of the shelter in place orders and the community’s observance of these health orders, we have largely avoided the devastation that has played itself out in other parts of the nation and world. If you would like more information about COVID-19 and resources available in Contra Costa County, please CLICK HERE.

Public Charge 

In March, the Supreme Court of the United States permanently blocked the Trump-Era public charge rules. The use of most benefit programs, will not be considered during a public charge assessment. The Consortium encourages all who are eligible to enroll and use health, food, housing, and COVID related financial aid programs, as its usage will not impact a person’s ability to obtain a green card in the future.  CLICK HERE to learn more.

#Health4All Young Adult Expansion

Starting January 1, 2020, young adults up to 26 years old may be eligible for full scope Medi-Cal, regardless of their immigration status. The young adult expansion is a significant step forward to bridging the uninsured gap. The Consortium will continue advocating through the Health4All Coalition to expand Medi-Cal for all elders.  For free help enrolling, call a community health center and schedule an enrollment appointment. Click here to view a list of locations near you.

340B Drug Pricing Program

The 340B Drug Pricing Program lowers drug costs for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and others who provide healthcare services to all- regardless of their ability to pay . The program has broad bipartisan support because 340B savings are leveraged to reduce drug prices for patients, improved pharmacy access, extended health center hours, and support FQHCs mission to expand healthcare access for all. If health centers lose 340B savings, the revenue loss may be as high as $150 million. CLICK HERE to learn more. 

 

Our Members

Our Work

Policy and Advocacy

The Consortium improves health access and care for low-income communities by advocating for government policies that strengthen nonprofit health centers.

Access to Healthcare

The Consortium works to streamline care between various provider groups and to ensure access for all Contra Costa and Solano County residents.

Workforce Support and Improvement

The Consortium works to improve the supply and distribution of healthcare professionals through community and educational partnerships.