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Spotlight on Health Center Payment Reform:Washington State’s FQHC Alternative Payment Methodology

Resource Topic: Finance

Keywords: Payment and Reform.

Year Developed: 2018

Resource Type: Publication

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

Language: English

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

Resource Summary: In 2017, health centers in Washington built upon the experiences of those in Oregon and worked with the Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers(WACMHC) and Washington State Medicaid (Health Care Authority or HCA) to launch a capitated FQHC APM that incorporates quality metrics. This case study is intended to provide additional context and information for health centers and state PCAs as they explore models to address the unique circumstances in their states.

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