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Pharmacy Office Hours: Patient Assistance Programs (2021).
In addition to providing updates on pharmacy rules and procedures, this office hour focuses on creating a Patient Assistant Program (PAP) at you health center. This outlines the processes that need to be established to identify patients, gather information, and track services from submission to reordering.
Spotlight on Health Center Payment Reform:Washington State’s FQHC Alternative Payment Methodology (2018).
In 2017, health centers in Washington built upon the experiences of those in Oregon and worked with the Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers(WACMHC) and Washington State Medicaid (Health Care Authority or HCA) to launch a capitated FQHC APM that incorporates quality metrics. This case study is intended to provide additional context and information for health centers and state PCAs as they explore models to address the unique circumstances in their states.
Payment Reform Fundamentals for Health Center Boards (2020).
To get control of the high cost of health care, payers such as Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance companies are changing how they pay for care. They want to see more value for their money. As payers change how they pay for what they value, health care providers, including health centers, must change how they deliver care so it is more valuable without costing more. This document is intended to help health center board members understand changes to the health center payment and care model in order to meet their fiduciary responsibilities of providing oversight and acting for the good of the health center and protecting the health center's assets. This resource addresses:
Why Payment Reform?
What Does Payment Reform Mean for Health Centers?
What is the Board’s Role in Supporting the Health Center in Payment Reform?
Health Center Value Proposition Template: The Value of Health Centers in Assisting their Community to Meet the Triple Aim (2016).
This customizable document uses health center data to support them in demonstrating their value to potential partners and key stakeholders. The document provides evidence for how health centers align with the Triple Aim. Health centers can fill in and customize the value proposition template to demonstrate the value of their primary care services and care model in providing high quality, cost-effective care to those most in need. The template is structured around the three tenants of the Triple Aim: 1. Improving population health through economic and job growth; addressing social determinants of health; and providing high quality care through a health home model, quality outcomes and implementation of health information technology. 2. Improving patient experience by providing care that is responsive to the needs and realities of the patient population, including patient portals, non-traditional hours and timely appointments. 3. Reducing the per capita cost of health care by engaging in payment reform efforts and providing high-quality care at a low cost. Download the template to create your value proposition below.
Centering 101: Transforming Care With Group Visits (2018).
As health centers continue to seek and identify innovative strategies to engage in value-based care, some have found great success in hosting and organizing group visits through a practice known as Centering. This evidence-based model includes elements of health education and community building, led by providers, with success in improving health outcomes. Traditional models focus on pregnancy and parenting, and new and emerging models help patients manage chronic conditions such as diabetes. Join staff from NACHC, the Centering Healthcare Institute, the Texas Association of Community Health Centers, and CCI Health & Wellness in Silver Spring, MD as they discuss the basics of the Centering model. Learn how Centering can contribute to improved health outcomes and the value of the program as health centers continue to be key players in payment and delivery reform.