Our Mission

Community Health Center Network is not a health clinic.

Instead, the Community Health Center Network (CHCN) is a partnership of community health centers committed to enhancing our ability to provide comprehensive, quality health care in a manner respectful of community traditions and values.

Our Background

The Community Health Center Network (CHCN) was formed in 1996 by seven community health centers based in Alameda County, California. In 2010, West Oakland Health Council joined as the Network’s eighth member health center. The health centers created CHCN to more effectively participate in newly launched state managed care programs.

CHCN’s managed care services include HMO contracting; claims adjudication; capitation distribution; membership reporting; quality improvement; utilization management; and financial and encounter data reporting services for our member health centers.

Today, CHCN has expanded to provide practice management services, staff training through CHCN University, and has organized collaborative projects among CHCN health centers and with other health partners.