Mobile Clinic Licensing 101
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Operations, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Value-Based Health Care Transformation
Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Administrative Policies, Health Equity, Programs and Services.
Keywords: Access to Care.
Year Developed: 2022
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
California Primary Care Association
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Resource Summary: CPCA hosted a webinar training session for licensing a mobile clinic on April 25, 2022. This webinar provides an overview of the following:
o Mobile Clinic Definitions
o Licensing requirements for a mobile clinic operated by a Primary Care Clinic in California as enforced by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
o What to expect once you have applied for licensure
o Who to contact for updates on the status of your application
o Additional considerations, requirements, and best practices for operating a mobile clinic
Resource Details: Mobile units help ensure the availability of quality health care services for patients who receive care in remote or underserved areas and for patients who need specialized types of medical care provided in a cost-effective way. In the age of COVID-19, utilization of mobile clinics has become an especially valuable tool for serving patients in their own community. The learning objectives for this training session are as follows:
-Understand licensing requirements for a mobile clinic operated by a Primary Care Clinic in California as enforced by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
-Understand additional considerations and requirements for operating a mobile clinic.
-Understand the difference between a licensed mobile clinic and a mobile intermittent clinic.