The Joint Commission

An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation  is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.


Their mission is to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.


We received our first Joint Commission accreditation in 1999, followed by an unannounced, on-site surveys every three years to maintain accreditation. 


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National Committee for Quality Assurance

CHC is recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by The National Committee for Quality Assurance.  The NCQA is a private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. This organization is a central figure in driving improvement throughout the health care system, helping to elevate the issue of health care quality to the top of the national agenda. For you this means that they have agreed that we are well-managed and that we deliver high quality care and service. We follow their guidelines and report annually on our progress. 











HRSA Health Quality Leader

Community Health Care, Inc. was officially recognized as a Health Center Quality Leader by the Heath Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).  CHC was among the top 30% of all HRSA-supported health centers that achieved the best overall clinical outcomes, demonstrating high-quality across our clinical operations.

Additional Organizations

As part of our mission to provide quality care to all those in need in the Quad City region, we belong to a variety of organizations that recognize our efforts, provide guidance, offer on-going education and more. 


Are additional affiliations include:

  • Iowa Primary Care Association

  • Illinois Primary Health Care Association

  • National Association of Community Health Centers

  • National Health Service Corp.

  • Quad Cities Chamber

  • Quad City Health Initiative / Be Healthy QC

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Community Health Care, Inc. receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Patients with concerns about patient care and/or safety within Community Health Care, Inc. are encouraged to contact the CHC Quality Team. If the concerns cannot be resolved by CHC, the patient can contact the Joint Commission's Office of Quality Management to report concerns or register complaints about us by either calling 1-800-994-6610 or emailing

(563) 336-3000

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