Community Health Centers: Program Requirements, Services and Financing
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 8

Community Health Centers: Program Requirements, Services and Financing PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 42 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Community Health Centers: Program Requirements, Services and Financing. FQHC Program Requirements. Located in or serve a high need community (designated Medically Underserved Area or Population).

Download Presentation

Community Health Centers: Program Requirements, Services and Financing

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Community health centers program requirements services and financing

Community Health Centers: Program Requirements, Services and Financing


Fqhc program requirements

FQHC Program Requirements

  • Located in or serve a high need community (designated Medically Underserved Area or Population).

  • Governed by a community board composed of a majority (51% or more) of health center patients who represent the population served.

  • Providecomprehensive primary health care services as well as supportive services (education, translation and transportation, etc.) that promote access to health care.

  • Provide services available to all with fees adjusted based on ability to pay.

  • Meet otherperformance and accountability requirements regarding administrative, clinical, and financial operations.

    Source: Bureau of Primary Health Care/Health Resources and Services Administration www.bphc.hrsa.gov


Types of health centers

Types of Health Centers

  • Grant-Supported Federally Qualified Health Centers are public and private non-profit health care organizations that meet certain criteria under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs (respectively, Sections 1861(aa)(4) and 1905(l)(2)(B) of the Social Security Act and receive funds under the Health Center Program (Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act).

    • Community Health Centers serve a variety of underserved populations and areas.

    • Migrant Health Centers serve migrant and seasonal agricultural workers

    • Healthcare for the Homeless Programs reach out to homeless individuals and families and provide primary care and substance abuse services.

    • Public Housing Primary Care Programs serve residents of public housing and are located in or adjacent to the communities they serve.

  • Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alikes are health centers that have been identified by HRSA and certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as meeting the definition of “health center” under Section 330 of the PHS Act, although they do not receive grant funding under Section 330.

  • Outpatient health programs/facilities operated by tribal organizations (under the Indian Self-Determination Act, P.L. 96-638) or urban Indian organizations (under the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, P.L. 94-437).

    Source: Bureau of Primary Health Care/Health Resources and Services Administration www.bphc.hrsa.gov


Services offered by health centers

Services Offered by Health Centers

  • Primary Medical Care

  • Preventive Health Care

  • Prenatal, Perinatal, & Newborn Care

  • Gynecological Care

  • HIV Care

  • Hearing/Vision Screening

  • Oral Health

  • Mental Health

  • Substance Abuse

  • Pharmacy

  • X-Rays and Lab

  • Specialty Medical Care

  • Enabling Services


Enabling services

Enabling Services

  • Case Management

  • Environmental Health Risk Reduction

  • Health Education

  • Interpretation/Translation Services

  • Outreach

  • Child Care (during visits)

  • Housing Assistance

  • Transportation

  • Home Visiting

  • Parenting Education

  • Employment referral & counseling

  • Testing for Blood Lead Levels

  • Food bank/meal delivery


Health center patients by insurance status 2010

Health Center Patients By Insurance Status, 2010

Note: Other Public may include non-Medicaid SCHIP. Percents may not total 100% due to rounding.

Source: Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA, DHHS, 2010 Uniform Data System


Health center patients by payer source 2015

Health Center Patients by Payer Source, 2015

Sources: NACHC estimates.


Health center revenue 2010

Health Center Revenue, 2010

Source: Federally-funded health centers only. 2010 Uniform Data System, Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA, DHHS.


  • Login