Access Health Louisiana (AHL) is the largest network of Federally Qualified Health Centers in the state. Our network of more than 90 providers sees more than 44,500 patients a year in eleven Louisiana parishes including: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, St. Charles, Washington, Plaquemines, Tangipahoa, Iberville, Allen and Rapides.
Our mission is simple: to improve the health of the people we serve. We do this by striving for the highest levels of patient care every day. In fact, Access Health Louisiana has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) based upon standards of patient safety and quality. This means that AHL adheres to evidenced-based standards shown to improve quality, health and safety of its patients, as well as reduced costs.
Access Health Louisiana is also a 2018 recipient of a Quality Improvement Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As a health center quality leader, AHL achieved the best overall clinical performance among all health centers, placing in the top 30 percent of the adjusted quartile rankings for Clinical Quality Measures.
An estimated 84 million Americans are living with diabetes. Lack of exercise and proper nutrition is a contributing factor. Access Health Louisiana (AHL) offers its patients and their families free diabetes education classes. Classes are taught in both English and … Continue reading