Who We Are

MPCA is the voice of 40 community health centers and four Native American health service providers that provide primary and preventive health care to more than 715,000 patients in rural and urban communities across Michigan.

We advocate to influence and advance health policy in Lansing and Washington, D.C., foster collaboration among health centers and with external partners, and support health centers in the continuous pursuit of high-quality, patient-centered services.


To support health center excellence in the delivery of equitable care.


Equitable and Just Healthcare For All

Driving Principles

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Advocate- MPCA champions health and social policies that support health centers and the patients and communities they serve.

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Collaborate- MPCA brings together member organizations to encourage peer sharing and learning and supports relationships between health centers and a diverse set of partners to further integration and common objectives.

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Improve- MPCA supports health centers in the continuous pursuit of high-quality, patient-centered services, the advancement of value-based care, and organizational excellence.

2021-2023 Strategic Plan

Our FY2022 – FY2023 strategic plan includes eight areas of strategic focus:

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Patient-Centered Care and Transformation


Member Services and Support

Payment Reform

Health Center Excellence

Technology and Information Exchange

Collaborative Relationships and Advocacy

You can learn more by viewing our full plan here.