We are a group of concerned clinicians who formed the Iowa Association of Rural Health Clinics (IARHC) in 1995 to collectively raise the level of awareness of policy makers about issues facing certified Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in Iowa.


Shape long-term rural health policy to improve patient care and optimize clinic operations.


Ensure all individuals in rural Iowa have access to quality, affordable, coordinated and comprehensive health services.

The Iowa Association of Rural Health Clinic is managed by Horizon Group, a full-service policy consultation and market research company. Since 1984, Horizon Group has been working with clients to manage organizational change and promote public policy that serves the interests and well-being of the public.

IARHC Strategic Plan

View IARHC's 2023-2025 strategic plan here.

Annual Sponsorships

Interested in becoming a sponsor for IARHC? Check out our annual sponsorship opportunities here.

Board of Directors

President 2023-2025 UnityPoint Clinic Sac City/Lake View/Storm Lake

Vice President 2023-2025 Madison County Health Care System

Secretary/Treasurer 2023-2025 Compass Memorial - Marengo

2022-2024 UnityPoint Monticello

2022-2024 Buchanan County Health, Independence

2022-2024 Quincy Medical Group, Keokuk

2022-2024 Family Medicine Clinic, P.C.

2023-2025 Regional Health Services of Howard County, Cresco

2022-2024 UnityPoint Health System

2023-2025 Burgess Health Center

2023-2025 Stewart Memorial Community Hospital


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