Fresno Healthy Communities Access Partners (FHCAP) is a ten year old nonprofit organization consisting of twelve health care and community organizations working together to improve access to health care for medically underserved communities in Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley.
Our twelve partners are:
Central Valley Health Policy Institute
Children’s Hospital Central California
Clinics Sierra Vista
Community Medical Centers
Fresno/Madera Medical Society
Fresno County Department of Public Health
Fresno Metro Ministry
Saint Agnes Medical Center
UCSF-Fresno, Medical Education Program
Valley Health Team
HCAP Vision Statement
The Fresno Healthy Communities Access Partners is envisioned to serve as a foundation for greater community cooperation to meet health needs. Through coordination and collaboration, implementation and resource allocation decisions can benefit the health care of all Fresno County residents.
HCAP Mission Statement
To ensure access to affordable and appropriate health care for the underserved populations of Fresno County and the San Joaquin Valley, focusing on enhancing insurance coverage and improving delivery systems. The corporation shall pursue these objectives through:
The Community We Serve
In Fresno County alone more than 162,000 individuals including 31,000 children were without health insurance coverage as of a 2005 CHIS study.
In the entire San Joaquin Valley the number of uninsured reaches more than 550,000 individuals including 108,000 children.
Many in this population are minorities.
Learn more about Fresno HCAP in our "Elevator Talk"