Economic Impact of Community Health Centers in the United States

Community Health Centers provide vital and cost-efficient healthcare to millions of people throughout the United States. They also positively impact the economies in which they operate by employing workers and supporting additional economic activity in the area.

According to MGA’s March 2023 analysis, Community Health Centers supported more than half a million jobs, nearly $85 billion in economic output, and more than $37 billion in labor income nationwide in 2021.

To view economic impact results by state, click on the map below.

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This analysis was sponsored by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). MGA is solely responsible for the content.