The most effective way to have a successful OSV is to always maintain continuous compliance.
High performing health centers complete both peer review and medical record review and report results on a quarterly basis.
If a health center receives this special funding OR additional funding that supplements their regular CHC funding (Section 330 e), it is a requirement that there is representation on the Board of Directors of these specific special populations.
One of the easiest ways to ensure compliance with HRSA requirements, as well as align with industry standard best practices, is to develop a Quality Management (QM) Workplan.
In the past 2-3 years, priorities for health centers have shifted dramatically, which for many resulted in putting goals and objectives within their strategic plan on hold.
Although the integration of behavioral health and primary care has long been an initiative of many nationally recognized organizations, such as the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic forced many health centers to expedite implementation of the model. The goal of an integrated care model is to provide care that reflects a “whole person” approach.
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.
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…
Establishing fees for your health center is one of the most important financial tasks to be undertaken…
One of the required authorities and responsibilities of a Health Center Board is “approving the selection, evaluation and if necessary, dismissal or termination…