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Rural Federally Qualified Health Centers Financial and Operational Performance Analysis 2016-2019

Resource Topic: Finance, HIT/Data

Resource Subtopic: Research and Data, Financial performance improvement, Financial trends.

Keywords: Research, Rural Health Services, Uniform Data System (UDS).

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff Board of Directors C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: Capital Link (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This report, prepared by Capital Link with support from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), provides an aggregate financial and operational profile of rural Federally Qualified Health Centers.

Resource Details: The report offers a framework for identifying the financial strengths, challenges, and benchmarks that support opportunities for rural FQHC performance improvement through an examination of multi-year trends and median results. The report also provides comparisons between rural, urban, and national performance, as well as recommended benchmarks, where available. (Released in 2021)

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 $6,625,000 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