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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Clinics

DRCHSD COVID-19 Financial Recovery Series
Recordings of a five-part Delta Region Community Health Systems Development (DRCHSD) hospital and clinic webinar series. Presents best practices, opportunities, and strategies for hospital and clinic operations related to COVID-19. Discusses COVID-19 funding management, operational considerations, revenue cycle strategies, and strategic planning.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Health Center COVID-19 Survey
Presents results from a national survey of health centers regarding COVID-19 patient testing and the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on health center operations and health center staff. Examines testing rates and results by race and ethnicity. Includes survey results by state and territory.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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COVID-19 Information for Health Centers and Partners
Information for health centers regarding how to prepare for and respond to an outbreak of COVID-19. Covers funding, resources, and information to help health centers meet the needs of their patients. Includes information and resources related to COVID-19 vaccination.
Additional links: COVID-19 Health Center Program FAQs
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Primary Health Care
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COVID-19: Information and Resources for Community Health Centers
Updates, resources, and information to help community health centers respond to COVID-19. Covers vaccination, testing, telehealth, health center operations and finances, and more.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics and County Governments - A National Model Tailored for Local Mental Health and Substance Use Care
Discusses the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model and details how counties can deploy CCBHCs to address mental health and substance use issues in their communities. Breaks down the structure of CCBHCs and provides several state level examples.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: National Association of Counties, National Council for Behavioral Health
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Telehealth Reimbursement Guide for California
Provides an overview of telehealth and explains telehealth reimbursement criteria for Medicare, Medi-Cal, and other insurance programs in California. Includes specific information for Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: California Telehealth Resource Center
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Update to Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Payment Limits
Provides an overview of the updates to Rural Health Clinic (RHC) payment limits per visit beginning April 1, 2021, through 2028.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Clinic Operations Toolkit
Supports health centers in preparing and administering COVID-19 vaccine clinics. Includes information and resources on scheduling, workflows and processes, data tracking, billing, and more.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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Billing for Telehealth Encounters: An Introductory Guide on Fee-for-Service
Presents an overview of how to bill fee-for-service Medicare and Medicaid for telehealth encounters. Includes information on originating and distant sites, virtual healthcare, and coding telehealth services. Lists types of practice sites, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and implications for billing telehealth services. Provides contact information for Regional Telehealth Research Centers (RTRC).
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center
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2021 RHC Billing and Coding Update
Recording of a March 9, 2021 webinar providing an overview of coding and billing changes relevant to Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). Discusses guidelines for reporting COVID-19 immunizations and monoclonal antibody infusions, telehealth coding and billing during the COVID-19 public health emergency, ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding for COVID-19, and RHC lab billing and COVID test reporting. Part of the Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Series.
Additional links: AMA Code & Guideline Changes, COVID Vaccine Log, Presentation Slides, Transcript
Date: 03/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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