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Finance Office Hours: NACHC COVID-19 Learning Series (2021). This installment of the NACHC Finance Office Hours focuses on updates to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the Medicare Market Basket, as well as a review of recent audits by the Office of the Inspector General. More Details...

Finance Office Hours: Everything About FQHC Medicare (Webinar) (2020). These office hours are designed to provide timely information and resources to support health centers through this challenging time. Topics will change weekly to address real-time challenges based on health centers input and feedback. More Details...

Payment and Delivery Reform: Medicaid in the Time of COVID-19 (2020). NACHC hosted a 3-part virtual peer learning opportunity on “Medicaid in the Time of COVID-19” as a year-end wrap-up to the 2019 Payment and Delivery Reform Summit. More Details...

Telehealth.HHS.gov website (2020). The Telehealth.HHS.gov website provides information about the latest federal efforts to support and promote telehealth services. It was built by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). More Details...

CCHP Video CMS Telehealth Policy Changes — COVID-19 (2020). In this series of four videos, CCHPCA takes a look at recent CMS telehealth policy changes including the expanded Medicare telehealth services benefit. In the latest of the four videos, CCHP takes a look at what temporary policy changes might remain Post-COVID-19 and which issues policymakers may think merit future action. More Details...

Clinical Quality Measures for Eligible Professionals for 2020: A Crosswalk Comparison from The HITEQ Center (2020). This spreadsheet provides a crosswalk of Clinical Quality Measures and their electronic specifications as defined in the 2020 update for Eligible Professionals (Clinicians). More Details...

Finance Office Hours: Everything About FQHC Medicare (2020). Everything About FQHC Medicare These office hours are designed to provide timely information and resources to support health centers through this challenging time. Topics will change weekly to address real-time challenges based on health centers input and feedback. More Details...

Medicare FQHC Updates: Calendar Year 2020 (2020). Every year the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issues an annual rule, the Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, which provides details on new policies for Medicare providers. This update provides a summary of the latest changes, including any specific provisions in the CY2020 Physician Fee Schedule directly impacting FQHCs. More Details...

Developing Cross-Sector Partnerships (2020). This guide provides health center staff with tools and strategies to initiate, develop, and sustain community partnerships to better serve older adult residents of public housing. Content of this publication was developed through a 4-session learning collaborative launched by the SDOH academy with a small cohort of HRSA-funded health centers, HCCNs, and PCAs. More Details...

Telehealth Policy during Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic (2020). The HITEQ Center is adding additional telehealth information, including policy and regulatory developments, relevant to coronavirus/ COVID-19 pandemic as it impacts health centers as it becomes available. More Details...

Emergency Preparedness: Tabletop Exercises (2019). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) requires that health centers test their emergency preparedness plans annually. A tabletop exercise may be acceptable to satisfy this requirement if conducted every 2 years. More Details...

Telehealth Office Hours: Connect Act Overview (2020). This webinar discusses the Connect Act’s permissible exemptions to current Medicare telehealth policy, focusing on mental health and emergency medical care. It also review processes for adding additional services, exemptions for Indian health services, alternate payment models, and other key provisions. More Details...

Finance & Reimbursement for Clinical Leaders (eLearning) (2019). This self-paced eLearning course discusses the importance of finance and reimbursement as part of a clinical leader’s core competency development. The focus will be on enhancing a clinical leader’s role in using financial tools and systems to effectively manage ongoing clinical operations, developing clinical component of health center grant applications, and ensuring clinical staff awareness of reimbursement mechanisms and issues. More Details...

Implementing Mobile Dental Services in an Elder Care Facility: Promising Practice (2019). Harbor Health Services in MA identified a need for oral health care for the elderly population in their community. As a result, they implemented a program to offer dental services in an elder care facility in their community. This promising practice describes their program and lessons learned. More Details...

Policy Options for Improving Dental Coverage for People on Medicare (2019). The Kaiser Family Foundation just released an “Issue Brief” which identifies several potential approaches for improving dental coverage for Medicare beneficiaries. Included in the options are OPEN’s recommendation to include an extensive dental benefit under Medicare Part B. Also included in the Issue Brief is the work OPEN has been doing to get federal policymakers to expand the types of “medically necessary” dental services that are covered. More Details...

Group Visits Fact Sheet (2019). This resource goes into detail on group visits in Medicare and Medicaid and how payment works. More Details...

What MACRA Means for Health Centers: Payment reform and health center impact (2016). This HITEQ brief outlines Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) MACRA, what it signals for payment reform, and when it impacts health centers. Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) establishes the Quality Payment Program through the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). Although most health centers are not affected by MACRA, they need to understand its components since MACRA reflects national trends to shift payment from volume- to value-based. This resource identifies several strategies health centers can take to respond to these shifting dynamics, even if MACRA requirements do not directly affect them for now. More Details...

Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (2017). This paper emphasizes the importance of partnership and community input in accountable care based on the lessons of Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. More Details...

Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Alcona Health Center (2017). The paper summarizes the journey of the Alcona Health Center as it becomes an accountable care organization. More Details...

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