Augusta Regional Dental Clinic Earns a 2021 Gold Rating

June 22, 2021

The Augusta Regional Dental Clinic earned a 2021 Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards  Program.

The mission of the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics is to ensure the medically underserved have access to quality and affordable health care. To quantify and qualify the care provided at the Free and Charitable Clinic network, the NAFC formalized a set of Quality Standards for member organizations.

NAFC Members voluntarily submit information to the NAFC on the various policies and procedures in place to attain their standards rating and attest/pledge that they successfully incorporate these standards within their organization.

NAFC Quality Standards elements include policies and procedures related to the following areas: Administrative, Enhanced Access and Continuity of Care, Identifying and Managing Patient Population information, Planning and Managing Care, Providing Self-Care Support and Community Resources, Tracking and Coordinating Care, and Measuring and Improving Performance.

The ARDC is excited to have received this top rating highlighting our commitment to providing quality care for our patients. For more information on the NAFC, please visit www.nafcclinics.org.