Behavioral Health

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! CMS Guidance for 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! CMS Guidance for 2018

The Holidays are coming - good food, conversation, gifts, developing New Year’s budgets and strategies.  Wait – budgets and strategies?

Yes, you read right! Health centers can maximize their budgets (and thus their Mission) by reviewing Federal policy updates and reimbursement changes to FQHC’s.

Increased mental health funding for FQHCs makes forming partnerships with Community Mental Health Centers more important than ever

Increased mental health funding for FQHCs makes forming partnerships with Community Mental Health Centers more important than ever

HHS has recently awarded $54.6 million dollars in Affordable Care Act mental health services funding to 221 health centers nationwide. The ability to increase service capacity is welcome news since it is widely acknowledged that primary care has become the nation’s de facto mental health provider.