IPCA Membership

The Idaho Primary Care Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization with a mission to foster relationships between Idaho health centers, community partners and key stakeholders to enable effective provision of safety net healthcare:

To apply for membership, please include all of the following:

  • Member Category Checklist
  • Organization Information sheet
  • Membership Dues Calculation Form
  • All requested attachments for Membership Category

According to the IPCA bylaws, membership is divided into three categories: Organizational; Associate; or Supporting.

Organizational Member

Organizational Members shall be private non-profit organizations exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, or public entities; AND meet the organizational and operational requirements for funding under Section 330 of the U.S. Public Health Service Act; AND have at least one service location within Idaho. The Chief Executive Officer of the eligible organization, or another representative with organizational authority as determined by that organization and approved by the IPCA Board of Directors, shall represent the organization in Membership.

Associate Member

Associate Members shall be private non-profit corporations exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, or public entities; AND as judged by a protocol approved by the Board of Directors, which provide comprehensive primary health care services to all members of the community with a specific mission to serve low-income persons and or underserved populations without regard to the ability to pay.

The Chief Executive Officer of the eligible organization shall represent the organization in Membership. Under special circumstances, an authorized regular representative as determined by that organization shall represent the organization in Membership.

Supporting Member

Supporting Members shall be organizations or individuals, judged by a protocol approved by the Board of Directors. Membership shall be by application process approved by the Board of Directors.