California Primary Care Association (CPCA) has announced membership for theFranaGroup

Rockford IL, May 28 2013: California Primary Care Association (CPCA) has announced membership for theFranaGroup, a national health care consulting firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, as an Affiliate Member. As an Affiliate Member, theFranaGroup is invited to participate in all of the board and committee meetings of CPCA. CPCA Board activities provide a collective voice for and impact on pending legislature affecting California’s community health clinics. CPCA also facilitates information sharing and dialog about issues facing community health clinics today.

CPCA works diligently to strengthen its member community clinics and health centers and provides services that include advocacy, consensus building, regional collaborations, as well as group educational and training forums. CPCA seeks out and develops strategic partnerships with state and federal agencies, elected officials, foundations, as well as other key stakeholders. CPCA has more than 900 community health centers, of which more than 500 are Federally Qualified Health Centers, serving 5.1 million patients with 15 million total encounters.

About thFranaGroup

theFranaGroup is a national health care consulting firm headquartered in Rockford IL, specializing in Federally Qualified Health Centers. Clients include health systems, public health departments, hospitals, private practices, residency programs, free clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers. Frana previously served as President & CEO of Crusader Community Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center, in Rockford for 23 years before creating his own national consulting firm.

In the last twelve years, theFranaGroup has worked with over 100 organizations, reviewed over 200 clinical sites in 35 states and Puerto Rico. They have secured over $257 million in direct grant funding for clients in the past twelve years and another $633 million in enhanced reimbursement for services, totaling over $890 million to provide care to the uninsured and low income patients.