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Resources by Topic: Federally Qualified Health Centers

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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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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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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COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Toolkit for Health Centers
Resources to help health centers build confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines. Includes key messages for communicating with patients and answers to frequently asked questions. Also provides sample social media posts, a press release template, a radio public service announcement example, waiting room posters, and more.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Billing
Addresses issues related to Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) billing during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Covers COVID-19 test specimen collection, diagnostic laboratory services, hospital services, ambulance services, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), telehealth, skilled nursing facility services, home health, vaccination, and other services.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers - COVID-19 Resources
Features resources and information for community health centers in Pennsylvania pertaining to COVID-19. Includes national and state information, including telehealth policies and resources to support clinical operations.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers
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Florida Association of Community Health Centers - Centralized FQHC Resources for COVID-19 Updates & Alerts
Offers links for updates and resources for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Florida, including information on state and national regulatory changes, as well as resources to support telehealth for FQHCs.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Florida Association of Community Health Centers
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