Center for American Progress

Interactive Map: Breakdown of Community Health Center Patients by Race and Ethnicity
Interactive

Interactive Map: Breakdown of Community Health Center Patients by Race and Ethnicity

Centers Provide Valuable Services for Underserved Populations

A map by Shivani Parikh shows how valuable community health centers are to low-income minority populations and why funding for these centers in the Affordable Care Act is so important.

Community health centers, which provide medical services for underserved populations, received needed funding from the Affordable Care Act. These centers are important for achieving the overall goal of expanding access to quality care for all Americans.

The map below shows the make-up of community health center patients in each state by race and ethnicity. The funding in the ACA is crucial to helping these populations.

 

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