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Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and the Health Center Program – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Dec 13, 2019 - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is continuing a comment request and burden estimates of a planned information collection revising the Uniform Data System (UDS), which is used to collect data from health centers. Includes revisions to the 2020 UDS data collection based on feedback received during a previous comment request. Comments on the revisions are due January 13, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Dec 2, 2019 - Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration seeking comment on the reinstatement of the Health Center Patient Survey (HCPS) information collection. The HCPS collects information from patients about access and use of healthcare services, sociodemographic characteristics, health behaviors, health conditions, and satisfaction of healthcare received from HRSA-supported health centers. Comments are due January 2, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Nov 19, 2019 - Features a research program at the University of Alabama that analyzes how telehealth is used at Federally Qualified Health Centers to improve access to eye care for rural, minority, and underserved populations. This project takes place in Alabama's Black Belt Region and focuses on increasing patient engagement and follow-up care.
Source: mHealth Intelligence

Last Updated: 12/13/2019