Signature Health has been awarded a New Access Point Grant of $812,500.
Jonathan Lee, CEO of Signature Health, announced today that Signature Health was designated as an FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) today. In an email to the staff, Mr. Lee said “I can’t explain how proud I am of everything that you have done to reach this accomplishment”…. “This is a game changer, we will now be able to help our clients in so many more ways”.
On December 15, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded over $50 Million for new center sites.
Signature Health Willoughby was one of 75 grantee’s in the United States and one of only 4 in Ohio. What this means is that beginning January 1, 2017, Signature Health will become an FQHC. These health centers are community-based and patient directed organizations that deliver comprehensive, culturally competent, high-quality primary health care services. Along with this, Signature Health, will continue to offer integrated access to mental health, substance abuse, pharmacy, and oral health services.
Signature Health will be the essential medical home where clients will find services that promote health and diagnosis and treat disease and disabilities. This grant will provide care to indigent patients.