Dr. Wilhelmina Lewis is recognized in the Florida Health Care Power 100
The Florida Health Care Power 100 list includes key healthcare officials, executives, policymakers, practitioners, and other professionals who are shaping healthcare policy and medical systems and improving medical outcomes throughout the state.
Dr. Lewis, president, and CEO of Florida Community Health Centers Inc. (FCHC) focuses on leading 15 clinics across Eastern and Western Florida that aim to provide access to quality healthcare despite socioeconomic status. Each clinic provides a sliding-fee program that sets a discount level on what is paid based on household size and household income. Each center is equipped with Health Benefit Coordinators whose aim is to reduce healthcare disparities within their communities by assisting with applications for state benefits including Medicaid, Medicare, food stamps, and more. Additionally, FCHC has implemented an Outreach team that focuses on addressing barriers to decrease health inequities by partnering with community organizations to provide access to healthcare to low-income and migrant families.
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About Florida Community Health Centers, Inc.
Since 1976, Florida Community Health Centers Inc. (FCHC) has been considered a leader in Florida’s health care services. Pediatric, Adult, Dental, OBGYN, Behavioral Health, Care Management, and Benefit Enrollment services are provided through a network of health centers surrounding Lake Okeechobee in South-Central Florida. FCHC is Joint Commission Accredited and recognized by NCQA as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. FCHC has service delivery sites in Clewiston, Indiantown, Okeechobee, Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Pahokee, Moore Haven, Stuart, with FCHC’s Corporate Office centrally located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Visit www.fchcinc.org for additional information or LIKE us on Facebook.