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Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations: A Case Study with Hennepin Health (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: State Medicaid agencies are increasingly utilizing ACOs as an approach to redesign their health care delivery systems, and participating care providers in these states will experience significant changes in reimbursements and service organization/delivery. Through the lens of Hennepin Health, this publication examines key challenges, next steps, and lessons learned at one HCH program participating in an ACO. More Details...

Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations: A Case Study with Boston HCH Program (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This case study examines how these changes to ACOs will impact BHCHP and other Massachusetts HCH programs—and how these issues might be common to other states implementing (or considering) ACOs as part of their health care delivery redesign. More Details...

Introduction to Value-Based Payment for Health Centers: What is Value-Based Payment and why are Health Centers Considering Payment Reform? (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This HITEQ brief introduces value-based payment and role of health centers as payment models shift. The brief answers key questions about health centers’ engagement in value-based payment, including health-center specific Alternative Payment Methodology (APM), reasons to engage in payment reform, the shifts in primary care payment going forward, and the transition to value-based payment. Value-based payment is a systematic method of paying for care that rewards the cost-effective improvement of the health and well-being of a population.  Payment reform is changing current volume-based payment system to alternative payment models (APMs) that link payment to outcomes and align financial incentives with providing value. By engaging in value-based payment models, health centers can lay the foundation for financial sustainability, high quality care, and engaged staff. This resource outlines value based payment and payment reform specifically tailored to the health center environment. More Details...

Implementing your sliding fee policy (2017). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This session will review the requirements and different methodologies in operationalizing a sliding fee program. More Details...

Hurricane Recovery Resources for Health Centers (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: These resources assist health centers in obtaining Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding for damaged or destroyed facilities. More Details...

Hospital Community Benefit Funds: Resources for the HCH Community (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This policy brief gives an overview of hospital community benefit requirements, illustrates the difference between two types of benefits, describes how community benefit funds are currently distributed, discusses additional state requirements, considers hospital perspectives, provides examples of successful partnerships currently in practice, and shares advice for maximizing hospital partnerships with the Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) community. More Details...

High-Performance Health Centers: Learning, Measuring, Achieving (2014). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This guide explores the transition from data to information to knowledge to action with the goal of achieving a high level of performance. It discusses the difference between calculating outputs and measuring outcomes, and reviews the basics of “change management,” explaining how to identify what’s important and how to transform limited resources into significant improvements. It also describes the importance of measuring, benchmarking, and evaluating all organizational activities, providing an introduction to the tools needed to attain high performance. More Details...

Health Center Stories (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: To give health centers insights on the capital development process, Capital Link regularly profiles health centers that have successfully completed their capital funding strategy. These client stories illustrate how health centers are striving to expand to meet the needs of their communities, using a wide variety of financing structures to achieve the goal of moving ahead with their capital projects. More Details...

Hallmarks of High Performance: Exploring the Relationship between Clinical, Financial, and Operational Excellence at America's Health Centers (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This analysis examined the operating models, strategies, and practices of high-performing health centers to better understand the factors that work for and against the co-occurrence of strong clinical performance and financial sustainability. More Details...

Estimating Capital Project Costs for Health Centers (2013). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication outlines the main components of a capital project budget and provides assistance in estimating top-line construction costs, based on the review of approximately 500 community health center capital projects from 2010-2013. More Details...

Engaging Staff and Community in Defining Your Capital Project (2013). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication offers tools and techniques to solicit valuable input from health center staff and community members to inform the design of a capital project. More Details...

Creating a Place for Care: Fostering Alignment and Eliminating Barriers in the Patient-Centered Medical Home (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is designed to assist health centers in the facility design process to ensure that their physical space is aligned with their process of care and the unique needs and preferences of the patients they serve. More Details...

Creating a Dynamic and Useful Strategic Plan: A Toolkit for Health Centers (2015). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This interactive resource, developed by Capital Link and the National Association of Community Health Centers, provides health centers with a toolkit to create and maintain a useful strategic plan. It helps health centers to assess key influences, reinforce operating systems, establish objectives, and mobilize staff and other stakeholders to meet the challenges of a changing environment. Most importantly, it offers tools to distill this information into the critical actions health centers need to manage strategically and achieve sustainability. More Details...

Creating a Business Plan for a Community Health Center Capital Project (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This how-to manual is designed to provide health centers with a hands-on approach to writing a business plan for a facilities improvement project. (Updated 2020) More Details...

Cost Per Visit: Measuring Health Center Performance (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Developed by Capital Link and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) as an update to NACHC’s original 2003 publication,Cost Per Visit – Measuring Health Center Performance, reviews in detail the process and methodology for calculating the component costs of care with a focus on cost per visit across all service lines — medical, dental, mental health (including substance abuse), and vision services. It also examines methods for reducing health center costs through population health management, global payment methodologies, and tying reimbursements to outcomes. More Details...

Cost of Care Trends for Community Health Centers: 2012-2016 (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report provides median national health center cost trends for all services tracked by UDS from 2012- 2016, providing general comparative data for benchmarking. More Details...

Coding and Documentation Improvement Series (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Part 1: Coding and Documentation Improvement Accurate coding and documentation is a vital component of a health centers financial viability and overall success. In this two-part webinar series industry expert, Shellie Sulzberger LPN, CPC, ICDCT-CM, Co-Founder of Coding and Compliance Initiatives, Inc. will compare the current model versus the future model of outlining patient risk and conduct an interactive Q&A in part-two. This training will address the basic coding structure and common issues that impact coding. Attendees will learn why clinical documentation is critical from the compliance, reimbursement, and patient care perspectives Part 2: Coding and Documentation Questions and Answers Do you have specific questions about coding and documentation? Does your health center have new staff in the billing and collections department? Do you need a refresher on your process? Now is your opportunity to ask Shellie Sulzberger, LPN, CPC, ICDCT-CM, Co-Founder of Coding and Compliance Initiatives, Inc. Shellie works with a number of community health centers and is recognized for her extensive knowledge of documentation and coding guidelines. During this one hour webinar, Shellie will be review and provide answers to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) submitted following the May 9 webinar “Coding and Documentation: Recommendations for Outlining Patient Risk.” Follow this link to anonymously submit your questions in advance to be answered during the webinar. We will also allow limited time for participants to submit new questions More Details...

Checklist: Sustainable Community Health Center Renovations (2010). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Developed by a team assembled by Perkins+Will, this document provides a checklist of sustainable building and renovation practices. More Details...

Capital Project Work Plan (2007). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: The goal of this toolkit is for health centers to identify necessary steps in the capital development process that specifically address their individual capital projects. This document keeps management, the project team and the board of directors informed about the project. More Details...

Capital Plans and Needs of Health Centers: A National Perspective 2015 (2015). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report is based on a 2015 assessment conducted to determine the capital plans and needs of health centers across the US. The assessment also gathered information on funding sources and interest in collaborative projects addressing the social determinants of health. More Details...

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