United Health Centers (UHC) delivers approximately 200,000 medical, dental, and other service encounters per year and is staffed by a comprehensive team of over 400 health professionals consisting of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, lab and x-ray technicians, dentists, dental hygienists, nutritionists, and certified ancillary personnel, most of whom are bilingual. The ethnic composition of the patients served by the centers is 91% Hispanic, 1% Black, 7% White, 1% other. UHCs accepts various modes of payment including Medi-Cal, Medicare, and private insurance. Services are provided to patients without insurance on a sliding-fee-scale according to the patient’s ability to pay. The Sanger and Fowler clinics are a part of UHC’S ongoing efforts to meet the demonstrated need for health care services throughout the Central Valley. NMTC financing was used for construction, equipment, furnishings and supplies.
- Created 90 construction jobs and 78 permanent jobs that pay an average $38.40 in wages and benefits
- Targeted hiring efforts to low-income persons and residents of low-income communities
- Upon completion, provides over 48,000 healthcare appointments to 12,500 patients annually
- Minority-led organization reflective of the population the clinics serve