|Policy & Advocacy|
Michigan Primary Care Association continuously monitors policy and legislation impacting Health Centers and the delivery of primary care to the state's medically underserved and uninsured residents. We collectively advocate on behalf of all Michigan Health Centers and their patients. In this role we:
Advocacy is the Key to the Future of the Health Center Program
Advocacy is using your voice to raise public awareness and build support for an issue or program, such as the Health Center Program. One person who advocates can have a major impact as EVERY VOICE COUNTS. Many people working together can achieve exponentially greater results. Advocacy is taking action, getting involved, participating, and committing. Elected officials and policy makers depend on advocates to help them understand issues that deserve their support. Health Centers and their patients need you to advocate for them. Make your voice count—sign up to become a Health Care Defender today.
Health Center Advocacy ResourcesHoused within the MPCA website is a wealth of educational and resource materials on a variety of topics relevant to Michigan Health Centers and the delivery of primary and preventive care to medically underserved areas and populations. To access Health Center Advocacy Resources you may search the website by keyword using the search field at the top of this page, or you may search the Health Center Advocacy Resources webpage.
J. Ryan Grinnell, MPA