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Medicaid FQHC PPS Checklist (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource outlines important information regarding the Medicaid FQHC Prospective Payment System. Federal law requires that State Medicaid agencies pay federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs or “health centers”) using a prospective payment system (PPS). This Medicaid FQHC Prospective Payment System Checklist is designed to assist FQHCs and Primary Care Associations (PCAs) in assessing FQHCs’ PPS rates and in pursuing strategies to make the PPS methodology work better. More Details...

Defining an Effective Change in Scope (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This document explains the definition of a Medicaid change in scope and why this process is important for payment and care transformation. More Details...

Managed Care and Homeless Populations: Linking the HCH Community and MCO Partners (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The brief includes the health care needs of this group, describes Health Care for the Homeless projects and the patients receiving care in these venues, a description of managed care, common goals between both entities, and issues that both providers and plans should consider when creating or strengthening partnerships. Because health care providers and insurance plans use different language, the terms “patient” and “member” are used throughout this brief to refer to the individuals being served. More Details...

How has the ACA Medicaid Expansion Affected Providers Serving the Homeless Population?: Analysis of Coverage, Revenues, and Costs (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion to adults closed a longstanding gap in eligibility in the 32 states, including DC, that have adopted it to date, providing a new coverage option for millions of uninsured adults. In Medicaid expansion states, many people experiencing homelessness are newly eligible for coverage since this population includes many single adults who were excluded from Medicaid prior to the expansion. Coverage is particularly important for this population given that they have poor health and intensive health care and social service needs. More Details...

Financing Medical-Legal Partnerships: View From The Field (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: To date, over 350 health organizations - including over 120 HRSA funded health centers -have implemented medical-legal partnerships (MLPs). This fact sheet draws on national survey data from these organizations and their partnering legal organizations to describe programs’ average budgets as well as a variety of health, legal, and philanthropic funding streams that currently fund MLPs. It also discusses how MLPs are adapting to meet their funding challenges and highlights examples of programs implementing innovative Medicaid financing models to pay for MLP services. More Details...

Advancing Health Center Value By Strengthening PCA & HCCN Capacity (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This infographic provides an overview of available learning opportunities to support PCAs and HCCNs as they engage health centers in value-based strategies. More Details...

HRSA Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program: An Overview for Health Centers (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Learn more about HRSA's Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program which offers loan guarantees for the construction, renovation, and modernization of medical facilities operated by health centers. This resource reviews the benefits, eligibility, application process, costs, and available assistance for this valuable program. More Details...

Community Health Center Chartbook: January 2019 (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This chartbook is a comprehensive collection of important research findings on community health centers and provides a detailed picture of the Health Center Program, including health center services, cost-effectiveness, quality of care, accessibility of services, patient demographics, and the challenges health centers face in meeting demand for care. More Details...

Integrating Medical and Financial Health (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication summarizes the impact of financial stability on health, and provides guidelines for creating a medical-financial partnership in a health center. More Details...

Working with the USDA: Opportunities for Rural Federally Qualified Health Centers (2012). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication describes the array of programs offered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Health centers considering capital expansions that are located in eligible areas may find these programs extremely beneficial. More Details...

What Questions Should I Ask About My Health Insurance (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication is for patients to provide basic information about how health insurance may affect the cost of a visit. This document is editable and can be modified by the health center. More Details...

Understanding Hospital Community Benefit Obligations: A Guide for Health Centers (2013). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Developed to assist health centers in forming productive collaborations with other providers, this publication describes hospital community benefit requirements and how they can spur community efforts to expand access to care and improve local health outcomes. More Details...

Tips for Managing Facility Development Risk (2010). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Developed for the National Association of Community Health Center's Risk Management Series, this information bulletin describes the major areas of risk and identifies action steps so health centers can reduce exposure to liabilities related to facilities development. More Details...

The Value Proposition for Population Health Management for Health Centers: Calculating ROI on your PHM investment (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Measuring return on investment ROI and the value of population health management is an emerging concern for health centers.  Calculating ROI on HIT investment is complex, and few health centers have experience in this endeavor.  The definition of value varies by type and size of provider, patient population, and other factors, and may be unique to an organization.  This white paper discusses principles and approaches to measure the value proposition for population health management for health centers.  Although few examples exist, we present the results of one health center’s measurement of the value of PHM. Measuring return on investment ROI and the value of population health management is an emerging concern for health centers.  Calculating ROI on HIT investment is complex, and few health centers have experience in this endeavor.  The definition of value varies by type and size of provider, patient population, and other factors, and may be unique to an organization.  This white paper discusses principles and approaches to measure the value proposition for population health management for health centers.  Although few examples exist, we present the results of one health center’s measurement of the value of PHM. Download the white paper below. More Details...

The Fundamentals of Developing a FQHC APM (2017). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar provides the basis for developing capitated FQHC APM and some best practices. More Details...

Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: 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: Understanding Risk (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This provides health centers with some tools and expertise necessary to analyze and prepare for risk-based contracting More Details...

Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Sunset Community Health Center (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This paper describes the changes adopted by Sunrise Community Health Center to its care delivery model in order to improve patient access and improve payer relationships. More Details...

Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Provider Health Link, LLC (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This paper provides health centers with some of the benefits of an independent practices association and keys to successful participation in one. More Details...

Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Piedmont Health (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This paper describes Piedmont Health's experience developing and implementing the PACE programs has prepared them to take on additional elements of accountable care. More Details...

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