Factors to Consider when Completing a Change in Scope

Before submitting a Change In Scope (“CIS”), health centers must understand adjusting their scope of services goes beyond just completing Forms 5A, B, and C. A Scope of Project defines a health center’s approved service sites, services, providers, service area and target population.

Pitfalls of Policy Management

Policies are the foundation of a health center’s operations and provide a framework to outline the organization’s position regarding a particular subject and/or issue…

Establishment of Fee Rates

Establishing fees for your health center is one of the most important financial tasks to be undertaken…

Evaluating Your CEO/Executive Director

One of the required authorities and responsibilities of a Health Center Board is “approving the selection, evaluation and if necessary, dismissal or termination…

Best Practices for Meeting Minutes

Taking minutes is one mode of documentation that health centers can use to demonstrate compliance with various state and federal requirements, including HRSA…

Financial Hardship and Waiving of Fees

Adequate preparation for an OSV requires time, resources, and attention to detail that can often be anxiety provoking. Here are three misconceptions about OSVs that are important to remember, both during the preparation process and during the OSV itself.

The Misconceptions of the Operational Site Visit

Adequate preparation for an OSV requires time, resources, and attention to detail that can often be anxiety provoking. Here are three misconceptions about OSVs that are important to remember, both during the preparation process and during the OSV itself.

FTCA Event Reporting Requirements

In order to receive federal funding and Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deeming status, health centers are required to implement a Risk Management Program that includes Risk Management Policies and Procedures and the completion of Risk Management assessments, in an attempt to reduce the level of risk placed on the health center.