LEGAL AND OPERATIONAL GUIDE FOR FREE MEDICAL CLINICS
The "Legal and Operational Guide for Free Medical Clinics" authored by the American Health Lawyers Association and funded by the American Medical Association has been released and is designed to provide important legal and operational information at your fingertips! Included in this Guide is information on a variety of legal and operational issues for clinics to consider, such as the scope of services to be provided, funding sources, 501(c)(3) tax-exemption, recruitment and licensure of medical volunteers, insurance coverage and liability, prescription drug management, patient privacy, and quality of care and other patient care issues.
Sample Job Descriptions for Free and Charitable Clinics
Join the NAFC today and have access to our extensive resource library exclusively for our members. This library includes many useful documents for Free and Charitable Clinics to use. The library includes sample Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation, Thank You Letters, Policy and Procedures, Sexual Harassment Policies, Handbooks (on FTCA, HIPAA, Grant Writing...), Fundraising Tools, and much more!
Study on the Connection Between Free Clinic and Emergency Department Visits
Hwang, Liao, Griffin, and Foley Do Free Clinics Reduce Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits? The Virginian Experience Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 23 (2012): 1189–1204
Donation of Prescription Samples to Free Clinics
Guidance for Industry Prescription Drug Marketing Act — Donation of Prescription Drug Samples to Free Clinics – CLICK HERE