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Business Continuity Planning Interactive Learning Modules (2022). Resource Type: eLearning modules. Description: These interactive learning modules are intended to provide community health centers and primary care associations with self-guided learning tools to create and/or improve their business continuity plans and programs. More Details...

Serving Veterans in Health Centers: Veterans and the Community Care Network (CCN): A Fact Sheet and Toolkit for FQHCs (2022). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: 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. More Details...

Primer on Health Center Pharmacy Operations (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The purpose of this resource is to orient new readers to pharmacy operations at health centers with a specific call-out section for the 340B program. Target audiences are health center C-Suite, Board Members, new health center 340B program staff, pharmacy leaders and new health center staff. More Details...

Manufacturer Restrictions on Contract Pharmacies (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This NACHC Brief explains how Gilead’s new “Contract Pharmacy Integrity Initiative” leads to manufacturer restrictions which require health centers and other covered entities to provide claims-level data from contract pharmacies. Merck has recently included Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in their contract pharmacy restrictions when previously only hospital covered entities were impacted. Restrictions do not apply to in-house/entity owned pharmacies. More Details...

Addressing COVID-19’s Impact on Health Centers’ Finance and Operations and Response Planning for Future COVID-19 Outbreaks and Other Emergencies (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This learning collaborative guides participants through the challenges and solutions for addressing the financial and operational impacts of COVID-19 on health centers serving residents of public housing and other underserved communities, with an emphasis on applied response planning for future emergencies. More Details...

Eyes on Access: Steps for Integrating Comprehensive Eye Health and Vision Services into Health Centers (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This is a Part 2 archive of a 2-part webinar series in Spring 2022 that reviewed the operational activities necessary to implement or enhance vision services in a health center. Learners reviewed planning factors such as provider configuration, cost, volume and supervision. More Details...

National Capital Grants Infographic for FQHCs (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Utilizing FY2021 American Rescue Plan – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements (ARP-Capital, C8E) data, Capital Link prepared a National Capital Grants for FQHCs Value & Impact infographic to show the impact of the projects on their communities. Economic impact was measured using 2019 IMPLAN Online. (Released 2022) More Details...

Finance Office Hours: No Surprises Act: Developing Your Good Faith Estimate (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Starting January 1, 2022, The No Surprises Act requires all health care providers and facilities to provide uninsured and self-pay patients with a “good faith estimate” of expected charges before a patient receives services. This webinar reviews the regulatory requirements under the No Surprises Act and best practices for implementing the good faith estimate into your health center’s workflow. More Details...

Pharmacy Office Hour: Listening Session on Emerging Developments in Pharmacy Operations (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: NACHC will host a listening session on emerging developments in pharmacy access & operations. More Details...

Estimating Health Center Project Costs - Webinar (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar will review our new publication, \"Estimating Health Center Project Costs,\" which outlines the main components of a capital project budget and provides assistance in estimating top-line construction costs. More Details...

Estimating Health Center Project Costs (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication outlines the main components of a capital project budget and provides assistance in estimating top-line construction costs. More Details...

Designing Your Facility: Preparing Your Team for Space Planning Success (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication walks health center leadership through the process of defining, preparing, and equipping internal planning teams to work effectively with design and construction teams in defining a flexible, efficient facility that reflects the health center’s unique goals and priorities. Capital Link also discussed space planning in the recent webinar titled \"Designing Your Facility: Preparing Your Team for Space Planning Success.\" Released in 2022. More Details...

Project Highlight: Grace Health (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This case study describes the unique capital financing structure utilized by Grace Community Health Center, dba Grace Health, in southeastern Kentucky for the development of a nearly two-acre community health center medical campus project. The project was financed using both New Market Tax Credits and a HRSA Loan Guarantee—adding complexity to the structure—but enabling the financing to proceed as planned. More Details...

Pharmacy Office Hour: Increasing your In-House Capture Rate Part II (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The March office hours revisits the topic of “Increasing your in-house capture rate”. One of the presenters from the December session shares more of his process for increasing prescription capture. We also discuss Med Sync as a service that could increase patient compliance and satisfaction while improving pharmacy workflow. More Details...

Designing Your Facility: Preparing Your Team for Space Planning Success - Webinar (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Based on our new publication, “Designing Your Facility: Preparing Your Team for Space Planning Success,” this webinar will walk health center leadership through the process of defining, preparing, and equipping internal planning teams to work effectively with design teams in defining a flexible, efficient facility that reflects your health center’s unique goals and priorities. More Details...

Optimizing People, Place, and Process in Planning Your Facility for Integrated Care (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar will provide an overview of the most important factors to consider when planning a facility that will accommodate various models of integrated care. Drawing from our publication, “Tools for Creating an Environment that Supports Integration,” released in 2020 and the recently released, “Optimizing People, Place and Process: Resources to Facilitate Integrated Care in FQHCs,” we’ll present guiding principles for creating a place in which integrated care teams can work effectively with each other and the patients they serve. More Details...

Billing, Coding, Documentation & Quality Series, Part II: Treating Substance/Opioid Use Disorders via Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Community Health (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar from 1/27/22 outlines the steps needed to effectively document, code, and bill for services including screening for SUD/OUD and providing care during the induction, stabilization, and maintenance phases of MAT. Individual state Medicaid issues are too numerous and will not be specifically referred to on a state-by-state basis. More Details...

MLP in Health Centers (Session 1): A deep dive on laying the foundation & funding the model (2022). Resource Type: In-Person Training. Description: The first session of the webinar series featured Ann C. Mangiameli (Managing Attorney at Legal Aid of Nebraska) and Brad L. Meyer (CMPE, CEO of Bluestem Health) as panelists. They spoke from their experience to help health center and MLP staff better understand how to develop and implement their MLP models and explore effective methods for funding. More Details...

Billing, Coding, Documentation & Quality Series, Part I: Top 10 Documentation and Revenue Tips in Community Health (2022). Resource Type: Archived webinar. Description: This session from 1/20/22 provides a review of opportunities for Community Health Centers to improve clinical documentation, professional coding, and medical billing with a focus on the unique CMS rules and regulations for reporting health services to various insurance entities. Significant attention will be paid to how staff can work together to balance clinical and business goals. Webinar content is presented from the perspective of a CMS-approved federally qualified Health Center with a focus on details found within CMS Claims/Benefits Manuals Chapters 9 and 13. More Details...

Finance Office Hours: Facilitated Discussion On the No Surprise Billing Act (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: On October 7, 2021, the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) published in the Federal Register proposed Requirements Related to Surprise Billing, Part II (86 Federal Register (FR) 55980). On December 17, 2021 NACHC hosted a facilitated discussion going over the main areas of the “No Surprise Billing Act” and the Good Faith Estimate provision challenges. This webinar provides insight on this regulation that will go into effect in January 2022. More Details...

HRSA’s Loan Guarantee Program: An Overview (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar session will provide an overview of the Health Resources and Services Administration\'s (HRSA’s) Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program (LGP). Participants will be provided with an overview of the program and the application process and will highlight recent health center projects that have benefitted from the guarantee. You will also learn about Capital Link’s upcoming LGP Learning Collaborative. More Details...

Oversight of COVID-19 Funding Streams (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource provides a quick overview of how to oversee multiple funding streams due to COVID-19. It provides links to resources, quick tips, and a Provider Relief Deadline. More Details...

Filling the HCH Gap: Case Studies of Non-HCH Health Centers Serving People Experiencing Homelessness (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication highlights five health centers that do not have Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) designation but provide excellent services to people experiencing homelessness regardless. More Details...

Building Value and Return on Investment in Housing and Health Partnerships Learning Collaborative (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This learning collaborative from NCHPH and National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) will guide health center staff through practical steps to help build value and return on investment in their current health center and housing authority partnerships. More Details...

COVID-19 Financial and Operational Recovery Resources (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: These webinar sessions, including: Leveraging ARP Funding - Capital Planning and Supplemental Financing Options - Oct. 27, 2021; Surviving COVID: Charting a Post-Pandemic Path for California\'s Community Health Centers - Aug. 11, 2021; and The Quest to Build Financially and Operationally Resilient Health Centers: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic - May 11, 2021, provide insight for health centers looking for financial and operational recovery resources in response to COVID-19. More Details...

Using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funds to Build Health Center Value Based Payment (VBP) Capability (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This document provides guidance on ways that FQHCs can utilize American Rescue Plan Act funds to develop and expand their VBP capabilities. Areas of focus for short-term investments include improving data and IT, integrating services, and improving access and health equity. More Details...

Understanding and Applying SDOH Screening Data to Address Barriers to Health: Webinar (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Health centers provide high-quality primary and preventive care to diverse populations in special and vulnerable populations in underserved communities. Health centers also provide a host of enabling services – non-clinical services that aim to increase access to health care and improve population health outcomes. The ability to track and evaluate these services is an important tool for health centers to demonstrate their value in addressing patients’ social determinants of health; of equal importance is the ability to make this data actionable in order to address patients’ barriers to access. More Details...

HRSA C8E Capital Funding Opportunity Webinar Series (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Capital Link recently hosted a series of capital funding webinars to assist FQHCs interested in applying for HRSA\'s American Rescue Plan C8E Funding. Although the deadline for this one-time funding opportunity has passed, our webinars provide many useful insights into the planning processes. More Details...

Approaches to Financing Medical Respite/Recuperative Care Programs (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Also known as recuperative care, medical respite care is short-term care for individuals experiencing homelessness who are too frail to recover from illness or injury on the streets or in shelters but not sick enough to remain in the hospital. This white paper describes trends and opportunities for funding medical respite programs and services and offers methods to expand and scale programs through innovative financing mechanisms and increased flexibility in payment policy. The paper outlines various approaches to finance medical respite programs, offering providers, state and federal Medicaid leadership, policymakers, and managed care organizations (MCOs) specific partnership options to ensure continuity and quality of care for patients with long-term health and housing needs. More Details...

https://caplink.org/trainings-and-programs/webinars/webinarrecordings (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar session will share lender and health center perspectives and experiences with the Health Resources and Services Administration\'s (HRSA’s) Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program (LGP). Guest speakers from our lending affiliate Community Health Center Capital Fund will discuss the HRSA LGP from the perspective of a lender. CFOs from two different health centers that have recently closed capital project financings that included HRSA loan guarantees will provide insight into their experiences with this invaluable source of financing for their capital projects. More Details...

Capital Project Financing Sources for Rural Health Centers - June 24, 2021 (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This session, specifically designed for rural health centers looking to learn more about the various avenues of financing available for capital projects, including USDA, New Markets Tax Credits, and the HRSA Loan Guarantee Program, will highlight a recent case study of a rural health center that has successfully completed a capital development project to provide insight into the facility expansion process. More Details...

Project Highlight: Lifespan Health (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This summary describes the capital expansion and consolidation efforts of Hardin County Regional Health Center, dba Lifespan Health, highlighting the planning, financing, and community impact of an estimated $7.9 million health center capital project. The health center\'s new facility is aimed to expand essential care services to the communities it serves in rural Tennessee, where nearly half the population lives well below the federal poverty level. More Details...

Performance Benchmarking Toolkit for Rural Health Centers (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This toolkit provides guidance in applying data analysis tools to help rural health centers more effectively track performance, understand key drivers, and incorporate operational insights for financial sustainability. This resource was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. (Released 2021) More Details...

Spring 2021 Finance Office Hours (FOH) for Health Centers: Strategies to Deploy ARP Funds (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In 2020 Health Centers received federal funds from the CARES Act, which included Provider Relief Funds, which placed increased accountability and reporting on health centers. On April 1, HRSA awarded more than $6 billion from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to Community Health Centers nationwide. This webinar will offer health centers tips on how and where to use the ARP funds as well as an update on any new reporting requirements. More Details...

Hot Topics in Finance During the Pandemic (2021). Resource Type: Video. Description: This short video features subject matter experts who explore hot topics in board financial oversight during the pandemic. Topics addressed include Provider Relief Funds, grants compliance, telehealth considerations, and communication with the board about various funding streams. At the end, there are some discussion questions to use with your board. More Details...

Strategic Planning and Strategic Financial Planning During Crisis (2021). Resource Type: Video. Description: This short video features subject matter experts who explore the concepts of both strategic planning and strategic financial planning during crisis. At the end, there are some discussion questions to use with your board and additional resources to continue to explore this topic. More Details...

Financial Oversight During COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Video. Description: This short video features subject matter experts who explore tips and considerations for board financial oversight during the pandemic. Topics addressed include days cash, operating margin, and the importance of asking questions. At the end, there are some discussion questions to use with your board. More Details...

Project Highlight: Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This summary describes Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley\'s capital expansion plans in Allentown and Bethlehem, PA, highlighting the planning, financing, and community impacts of two health center capital projects, totaling $4 million combined. More Details...

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Competencies and Professional Development Tool (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This document outlines 11 domains, related tasks, and behavioral examples for Core Competencies for the Health Center CFO. These domains and related tasks and examples were identified and vetted through a National Advisory Panel made up of key staff who would have interaction with the CEO position in various settings. More Details...

Modulos en capitación financiera para la junta directiva (2021). Resource Type: eLearning Modules. Description: Esta es una serie de cinco sesiones de capacitación financiera para juntas y miembros de la junta directiva, presentada por la Asociación Nacional de Centros de Salud Comunitarios. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health Screening Tools for Public Housing Residents (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this learning collaborative, NCHPH guided participants through the practical aspects of identifying and implementing an SDOH screening process at their health center. More Details...

Look-Alike Webinar: Building Your Grants Management Structure (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar provides a deep-dive for Look-Alike Health Centers on how to thoughtfully build, administer and sustain a successful grants management program and infrastructure. More Details...

HRSA Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program Handbook for Lenders (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Developed with support from HRSA, the Loan Guarantee Program Handbook for Lenders has been developed as a resource for lenders as they seek to utilize the program in connection with loans to eligible health centers. (Released in 2021) More Details...

Federally Qualified Health Centers Financial and Operational Performance Analysis 2016-2019 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report, developed with support from the Health Resources and Services Administration, offers a framework for identifying strengths, challenges, and opportunities for performance improvement in a rapidly transforming health care landscape. (Released in 2021.) More Details...

Project Highlight: Communihealth Services (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This summary describes the capital expansion efforts of Morehouse Community Medical Centers, Inc. d/b/a CommuniHealth Services in Bastrop, LA, highlighting the planning, financing, and community impact of an estimated $14.1 million health center capital project. By consolidating three of its stand-alone sites, this project will expand medical, dental, and behavioral health services within a single site designed to facilitate CommuniHealth\'s multidisciplinary, team-based model of care. More Details...

Financial Impact of COVID-19 on California Federally Qualified Health Centers - Infographic (2021). Resource Type: Other. Description: Created with support from the California Health Care Foundation, this infographic highlights California FQHCs’ net projected losses from April through December 2020, after taking into account critical federal support made available through December 2020. More Details...

Rural Federally Qualified Health Centers Financial and Operational Performance Analysis 2016-2019 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: 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. More Details...

Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Rural Federally Qualified Health Centers (2021). Resource Type: Other. Description: The Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Rural Federally Qualified Health Centers report highlights the net projected losses of Rural FQHCs from April 2020 through June 2021, after taking into account critical federal support made available through December 2020. (Released in 2021) More Details...

FQHC Roles and Opportunities Related to Rural Hospital Financial Distress and Closure (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication, prepared with support from the Health Resources and Services Administration, provides a high-level examination of the lived experiences of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that serve rural communities, particularly in the context of rural hospital financial distress and closure. (Released in 2021) More Details...

Pharmacy Access Office Hours: Roundtable DIscussion (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, experts join in a panel discussion to discuss the latest developments in 340B. More Details...

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