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Clinical Leadership Core Competencies: Domains, Skills, Tasks (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This document outlines 11 domains, related tasks, and behavioral examples for Core Competencies for Clinical Leaders. 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 Clinical Leader position in various settings. More Details...

Project Highlight: The Floating Hospital, NY (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This summary describes The Floating Hospital, Inc.’s (TFH) expansion efforts in Long Island City, NY, highlighting the capital project planning, financing, and estimated community impact of a new $7.5 million health center capital facility. More Details...

Project Highlight: Primecare Community Health, IL (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This summary describes PrimeCare Community Health, Inc.’s expansion efforts in Chicago, IL, highlighting the capital project planning, financing, and estimated community impact of a new $8 million health center capital project. More Details...

The Health Equity Starter Kit: A Brief Tutorial: Coffee Break Webinar (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This Coffee Break Webinar is intended for anyone interested in using HOP’s free online tool, the Health Equity Starter Kit. In this session we describe how to best navigate our Health Equity Starter Kit, and highlight examples of some of the available resources within each section. More Details...

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: Considerations for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Despite major advancements in HIV testing, treatment, and prevention, HIV diagnoses in the United States have remained stable since 2013. The introduction of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) has offered an opportunity to significantly reduce HIV transmission rates, yet those most at risk are not the ones utilizing this method of prevention. This fact sheet explores the intersection of HIV and homelessness, focusing on subpopulations with disproportionate rates of infection. It also provides promising practices in prevention and treatment, including recommendations around the initiation of PrEP in the Health Care for the Homeless setting. More Details...

Center of Excellence for Protected Health Information: FOCUS: PHI is a SAMHSA-funded source for clear and accurate information about patient privacy and confidentiality (2019). Resource Type: Other. Description: Clear and accurate information about confidentiality is important to ensure that patient privacy is protected and that privacy laws are not erroneously interpreted to prevent disclosure of patient information. Individuals living with mental illness or substance use disorders may not seek care without guarantees of confidentiality and privacy protections. Clarifying privacy protections and promoting communication of patient records is critical for improving patients’ access to care and quality of treatment once in care. The Center for Excellence for Protected Health information is supported by SAMHSA and includes key resources around privacy and confidentiality. More Details...

Addressing Diabetes Factors in Elementary School Children Through School and Community Partnerships (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource highlights ways health centers (such as federally qualified health centers) can enhance health outcomes of elementary-aged children with obesity and other pre-diabetic through school partnerships. More Details...

Building and Sustaining a Data Driven Culture: HITEQ Webinar (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The HITEQ Center conducted a webinar on building and sustaining a data driven culture for Community Health Care Association of New York State. This webinar introduced concepts, tools and examples to help manage data as a strategic asset, align data strategy with organizational strategy, and explored ways to implement a data services function. More Details...

Hepatitis B and the Opioid Epidemic: Opportunities to Increase Adult Vaccination: Webinar Resources (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar focuses on strategies to prevent and eliminate hepatitis B as a U.S. public health threat, particularly among special and vulnerable populations impacted by the opioid epidemic. To access the slides and recording, follow the link provided More Details...

Health Center Heroes: Primary Care and Nurse Home Visiting (2019). Resource Type: Other. Description: NNCC spoke to nurses at the Abbottsford Falls Family Practice & Counseling Network and Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership to explore the partnership between primary care and home visiting nurses, and how a public health approach can provide quality care. More Details...

Diabetes Prevention & Management: Diabetes Change Package (2020). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: NACHC’s Diabetes Change Package offers tools, strategies, and interventions for health centers to transform their diabetes-related care. It supports assessing and addressing body mass index (BMI) more effectively to prevent new onset diabetes and promotes better HbA1c control in patients with diabetes to prevent complications. This resource is available in 2 formats: a downloadable pdf and an online, self-paced learning module. More Details...

Community Health Centers Meeting Rural Health Needs (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This short fact sheet covers the barriers to care faced by rural communities and how Community Health Centers are helping to address those barriers: by focusing services on communities with the greatest difficulty accessing or affording care, innovating using telehealth technologies, and recruiting a wide range of health care providers to complement primary care, including dentists, pharmacists, and behavioral health professionals. Ultimately, health centers are achieving better improving outcomes for rural patients. More Details...

A Guide for Rural Health Care Collaboration and Coordination (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: A Guide for Rural Health Care Collaboration and Coordination was developed in cooperation with local, state, and national level leaders representing various rural health care organizations. This document discusses key lessons learned from efforts these leaders have pursued in their own rural communities. More Details...

Panel Management in the Age of Value-Based Care: Health Center Case Studies Developed with Chiron Strategy Group, June 2019 (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This downloadable HITEQ resource offers guidance on improving panel management activities, including real-life examples from two health centers of the challenges and successes in managing panels. More Details...

HITEQ Highlights: Developing Community Health Centers Along the Continuum of Pay for Performance (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This HITEQ Highlights webinar described the continuum of value-based contracting, and suggested steps for health centers to move up the continuum. It also outlined basic elements of infrastructure to perform well in a value-based environment. Presenters from Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic presented their experience. More Details...

Health Center EHR Transition: Tips for everything from selection to contract negotiation to implementation (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The HITEQ Center has a number of EHR transition tools that may be helpful for health centers that are considering a transition from one EHR to another. This resource brings together all these tools for easy access. More Details...

Success Stories: Health Centers & Military Veterans (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This compilation showcases 10 health centers from around the country and their innovative programs to serve the Veteran patient population, to advance collaboration with the Veterans Administration and to support providers and workforce in caring for Veterans and their families. More Details...

NACHC Payment Reform Readiness Assessment Tool (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The preparedness assessment is designed to begin the conversation among health center leadership, staff, and key stakeholders/partners about successful engagement in payment reform models. More Details...

Medicare FQHC Reimbursement (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Calendar Year 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule included two new provisions specific to health centers. Below is a summary of the latest updates for FQHCs. More Details...

Legal Requirements and Issues Concerning Wraparound Payments to FQHCs (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The federal law addressing the Medicaid FQHC PPS contains special provisions regarding payments to FQHCs for services rendered under contract with a Medicaid managed care organization (MCO). In essence, states are required to make payments to FQHCs to cover the difference between amounts paid to the FQHC by a Medicaid managed care organization (MCO) and the FQHC’s PPS rate (if the latter is higher).3 These supplemental payments, which are made directly from the state to the FQHC, are sometimes referred to as “wraparound” payments. This Issue Brief provides an overview of the law relating to wraparound payments to FQHCs, and identifies several current key policy issues relating to FQHCs’ participation in Medicaid managed care. More Details...

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