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Cost Per Visit
Measuring Health Center Performance

Resource Topic: Finance, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Clinical Issues, Value-Based Health Care Transformation

Resource Subtopic: Population Health , Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorders, Oral Health, Patient-Centered Health Outcomes.

Keywords: Reimbursement.

Year Developed: 2018

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Developed by Capital Link and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) as an update to NACHC’s original 2003 publication,Cost Per Visit – Measuring Health Center Performance, reviews in detail the process and methodology for calculating the component costs of care with a focus on cost per visit across all service lines — medical, dental, mental health (including substance abuse), and vision services. It also examines methods for reducing health center costs through population health management, global payment methodologies, and tying reimbursements to outcomes.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit