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Becoming a Health Center Program Look-Alike

Resource Topic: Operations

Resource Subtopic: Compliance.

Keywords: Governing Boards.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Self-paced learning .

Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEO, CFO, CIO, CMO, COO, etc.); PCAs

Language(s): English

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

Resource Summary: This online course is designed to help your health center determine if becoming a Health Center Program Look-Alike is the right path, define the eligibility, application requirements, and timeline for Look-Alike initial designation; and demonstrate organizational and operational readiness in your application.

Resource Details: This training resource is organized sequentially. The first module discusses Look-Alikes and the potential advantages for a health center; the second module focuses on preparing the Look-Alike application, and the third module provides insights into demonstrating organizational and operational readiness. Finally, the last module outlines what to expect after you submit your application.

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