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Ohio's Free Clinics

 OAFC Accepting Applications for Navigators

Navigators work to assist individuals and families enroll in the HealthCare.gov program or Medicaid depending on their eligibility.  They are trained to provide community outreach events, education events, referral services and assistance with appeals.

All OAFC members in good standing are eligible to apply for a Navigator in your facility and/or community.  This will be a competitive process.  Applications are due by July 31, 2014.  Award announcements will be made by September 15, 2014.

To apply for a Navigator in your clinic, click  Navigator Grant Application.

Leadership Retreat

September 5, 2014
Mohican State Park

Plan to attend the OAFC Leadership Retreat at Mohican State Park on Friday, September 5, 2014.  This is a unique opportunity to mix business with recreation.  The Education Committee has planned an exciting day for you to be rejuvenated, learn from your peers, develop network relationships and spend time at the beautiful Mohican State Park.

Retreat Agenda:
9 – 10am  Registration and Networking
10 – Noon: Keynote speaker
Noon – 1pm: Lunch
1 – 3pm: Regional groupings exercise – meet and network with peers from your region of Ohio.
3 – 4pm: Networking

Also at the park: hiking, canoeing, swimming, rest and and much more. Special room rates have been negotiated for those staying over night.  When you call to make your reservations, be sure to tell them you are with Ohio Association of Free Clinics.

The cost for this event is $35.00  For more information  contact Deb Miller at deb@ohiofreeclinics.org.

To register, CLICK HERE

15th Annual Ohio Free Clinics Conference

Registration is now open for our annual education conference! Visit the conference website for complete details!

 

The Ohio Association of Free Clinics (OAFC) advocates on behalf of Ohio’s free clinics and the people they serve. OAFC is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization with 51 member clinics. We do not provide direct health care services on-site, but support those clinics that do. We also provide referrals to a health clinic for those seeking care. Free clinic services vary, but may include: primary care, prescription assistance, dental, vision, behavioral health and other specialties. Using cost-effective strategies, such as in-kind services and donations of health care resources and time, free clinics provide for the health care needs of their patients. These strategies mean that every dollar invested in free clinics brings nearly $18.00 in care for patients. Free clinics provide access to care for many who find themselves temporarily unemployed or unable to obtain employer-based health insurance.
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Our Mission

OAFC exists to educate and equip free clinic in planning and delivering quality health care for the underserved.