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…
If you’ve been following our blog, then you are aware (hopefully!) that 2018 has brought with it changes to the operational site visit (OSV) model.
Today we will focus on those changes specifically related to your Board of Directors, and how you can ensure that your Board is prepared to ace your next OSV.
In case you haven’t heard, at the end of last month HRSA implemented a new Site Visit Protocol (SVP) that has replaced the existing Site Visit Guide. This tool is to be used in combination with the current Compliance Manual and will be used to assess compliance during operational site visits (OSVs).
Today is the day! Very soon the US Senate will vote on a budget package that includes funding to fix the Health Center Funding Cliff via a two year extension of the Community Health Center Fund. Soon after the Senate vote, the package will move to the House for a final vote that must occur before midnight tonight to avoid a government shutdown. To be clear, today is the day Congress can vote to fix the Health Center Funding cliff once and for all.