What is a Community Health Center?

The Alaska Primary Care Association (APCA) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1995. APCA's mission is helping to create healthy communities by supporting vibrant and effective Community Health Centers in Alaska. APCA works with Health Centers and a variety of partners to promote, expand and optimize access to primary care for all Alaskans. Access to primary care reduces health care costs overall and results in a healthier and more productive population.



2017 Fall Assisters Summit:  Expanding the Role of Outreach & Enrollment Professionals in Alaska

Join us for the annual Outreach and Enrollment 2 day training: Expanding the Role of O&E Professionals in Alaska. Day 1 will consist of  federal, state and local updates for outreach and enrollment. Day 2 will focus on expanding the role of the O&E assister through apprenticeship and provide an introduction into becoming a Community Health Worker in Alaska. Walk away with new resources and guidance to support your work with patients, the public, community partners and local media.



NCQA Introduction to PCMH 2017: Foundational Concepts of the Medical Home

Date: October 9-10, 2017

NCQA Advanced PCMH 2017:  Succeeding in Medical Home Recognition

Date:  October 11, 2017

The Alaska PCA is hosting a three-part education seminar by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for health professionals, October 9-11, 2017.  The content for this offering is divided into two parts:  (Part I) Introduction to PCMH:  Foundational Concepts of the Medical Home, which is provided over 1.5 days of training covering the 2017 PCMH standards, and (Part II) Advanced PCMH 2017: Mastering the Medical Home Transformation, which is provided over 1 day of training.  Completion of both seminars, Part I and Part II is required for participants to sit for the PCMH CCE Exam.  Please note that the NCQA CCE Exam must be scheduled and coordinated separately through NCQA and separate fees will apply.

2017 All Alaska Pediatric Symposium - Click Here To Learn More

November 3 - 4, 2017

Alaska's Basecamp for continued pediatric training. The best opportunity to learn about pediatric innovations in Alaska and the nation, network with top local and national colleagues and earn CME/CEU credits. Because we need to account for logistics (seating, food and beverage), registration will close at the end of the day of November 1, 2017.