Governing Board Responsibilities and Expectations. Presented By David Brown. Chair of Family Medical Center of MI since 1996 Member of Board since 1987 President MPCA 2001 to 2002: 2003 to 2004 If I can be of any further assistance to you
or your board please feel free to contact me at (734) 384-7000 office or (734) 243-2378 home or email at [email protected]
BPHC Policy Information Notice 98-23
1) Overview of Requirements
The regulations in law apply to all Health Centers. The regulations set forth in 42CFR Part 51c and 42 CFR Part 56 apply only to community health centers and migrant health centers respectively.
Section 330 requires that the health center has a governing body which: is composed of individuals, a majority of whom are being served by the center; meets at least once a month; approves the centers, grant application; and selection of the director for the center.
2) Consumer Board Members
a. A majority of members of the
board must be people who
are served by the health
The ,board should have a committee structure which facilitates carrying out its responsibilities.
Appropriate committees may include executive, finance, quality improvement, personnel, and planning.
Only the executive committee should be authorized to act for the Board.
As part of its fiduciary responsibility to safeguard the center’s assets and resources, the board continually must address issues of finance. The board should be clear about the ground rules and its role in the financial management of the center.