Serving Veterans in Health Centers
Veterans and the Community Care Network (CCN): A Fact Sheet and Toolkit for FQHCs
Resource Topic: Operations, Finance, Special and Vulnerable Populations
Keywords: Access to Care, Care Coordination, Community Engagement, Partnerships.
Year Developed: 2022
Resource Type: Toolkit
Primary Audience: Administrative Staff; C-Suites (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CMOs, COOs, etc.); PCAs
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors; Outreach staff
National Association of Community Health Centers
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Resource Summary: This 2-page fact sheet and comprehensive toolkit are designed to orient FQHC Administrators to the enrollment requirements and program benefits of the Community Care Network, administered by the US Veterans Health Administration.
Resource Details: The US VHA expands it network of providers by enrolling community-based entities, like FQHCs, into the Community Care Network (CCN) program. Through the CCN, Veteran patients of the VHA may be referred to community based providers who are authorized by VHA to care for patients with specific needs for which access is limited at the VHA due to distance or wait time.