Weekly update of FQHC-related news, information, and resources from FQHC Germane, The FQHC Experts.
Health centers may no longer make quick fixes onsite during an Operational Site Visit (OSV). Instead, there is the opportunity to submit documentation demonstrating compliance following an OSV through a streamlined process called Compliance Resolution Opportunity (CRO).
If you’re still considering hiring someone to write a strong application for the recent NAP funding opportunity, get in touch soon - We have some capacity, but it’s limited. The March 12th deadline for Grants.gov will be here before you know it!
NCQA updates the PCMH Standards & Guidelines publication periodically to clarify guidance, revise resources and refine criteria expectations. The latest update was released on January 29, 2019.
Curiously, one type of collaboration that Health Centers often overlook is a partnership with a residency program. This is unfortunate, as partnering with a teaching hospital by hosting residents can provide many advantages for a Health Center.
Following are the benefits you’re missing out on by not hosting residents at your Health Center…
HRSA’s revised Site Visit Protocol went into effect last week. They will use this updated version to assess compliance onsite for all health center Operational Site Visits (OSVs). They also updated site visit resources, including the Progressive Action Conditions Library.