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.
Year Developed: 2018
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
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.