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CN Advisory: High Concern

Preferred Family Healthcare

111 South Glenstone Avenue Springfield, MO 65804
tel: (417) 869-8911   Web Site
EIN: 43-1236557

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On June 7, 2018, The Springfield News-Leader reported on the charges of improper conduct taking place at Preferred Family Healthcare in an article titled, "Former Springfield charity executive admits he bribed Arkansas legislators." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory on Preferred Family Healthcare. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Springfield News-Leader article.

  • On December 19, 2017, The Springfield News-Leader published an article titled, "Springfield nonprofit says it is 'cooperating fully' with federal investigation." For more information, please see The Springfield News-Leader article.

  • On February 12, 2018, The Springfield News-Leader published an article titled, "Former Arkansas lawmaker guilty in $4 million Springfield charity embezzlement scheme." For more information, please see The Springfield News-Leader article.

  • On August 21, 2018, The Nonprofit Quarterly published an article titled, "Arkansas Mental Health Agency Scandal Leads to Wrongful Termination Suit." For more information, please see The Nonprofit Quarterly article.

  • On September 12, 2018, KY3 published an article titled, "Ex-Springfield charity executive pleads guilty in connection to multi-million embezzlement scheme." For more information, please see the KY3 article.

  • On October 9, 2018, The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette published an article titled, "Citing fraud, care provider sues ex-execs." For more information, please see The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette article.

  • On October 9, 2018, The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette published an article titled, "Ex-billing clerk for nonprofit arrested, authorities say; Arkansan worked at firm at center of corruption probe." For more information, please see The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette article.

  • On November 13, 2018, KY3 published an article titled, "Ex-Springfield charity pleads guilty to multi-million dollar political corruption scheme." For more information, please see the KY3 article.

  • On April 12, 2019, WRAL published an article titled, "Indictment claims charity money went to Missouri politicians." For more information, please see the WRAL article.

  • On June 15, 2019, The Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette published an article titled, "Arkansas attorney general charges ex-counselor at nonprofit with Medicaid fraud." For more information, please see The Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette article.

  • On July 8, 2019, The Washington Post published an article titled, "Former Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty in corruption case." For more information, please see The Washington Post article.

  • On July 23, 2019, US News and World Report published an article titled, "Ex-Clerk Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy in Arkansas Fraud Case." For more information, please see the US News and World Report article.


The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 43-1236557
Name in IRS Master File PREFERRED FAMILY HEALTHCARE INC
NTEE Code F20
NTEE Classification Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, Dependency Prevention and
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (536) Use of intoxicating beverage
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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Preferred Family Healthcare
111 South Glenstone Avenue
Springfield, MO 65804
tel: (417) 869-8911
fax: (417) 864-3087
EIN: 43-1236557

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