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Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Rural Health Clinics (RHCs).

DATA 2000 Waiver Training Payment Program
Recording of a July 29, 2021 webinar providing technical assistance for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) applying for the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000) Waiver Training Payment Program. Identifies organizations' eligibility to apply for payments and discusses the application process and requirements. Part of the Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Series.
Additional links: Presentation Slides, Transcript
Date: 07/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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Let's Talk About Mitigation Video
Recording of a June 29, 2021, webinar providing technical assistance regarding the Rural Health Clinic (RHC) COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Funding program. Discusses reporting requirements and how program funds can be used. Part of the Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Series.
Additional links: Presentation Slides, Transcript
Date: 06/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program
Recording of a June 2, 2021, webinar providing an overview of the Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program, which will provide grants to address COVID-19 related health equity gaps, to improve vaccine confidence, and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural communities. Covers information on program eligibility; application components, requirements, and review; and award administration. Includes information on how to apply and responses to frequently asked questions.
Additional links: Presentation Slides
Date: 06/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural Health Clinic COVID-19 Reporting Portal
Data collection portal for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) that received funding through the RHC COVID-19 Testing Program. Allows RHCs to report information related to their testing activities as required in the terms and conditions of the program.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organizations: Health Resources and Services Administration, National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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RHC COVID Initiatives Webinar
Recording of a May 19, 2021, webinar providing an overview of federal actions regarding COVID-19 vaccine confidence, testing and mitigation, and vaccine access specific to Rural Health Clinics. Covers program funding, eligibility, and application processes. Part of the Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Series.
Additional links: Presentation Slides, Transcript
Date: 05/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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Medicare Benefit Policy Manual: Chapter 13 - Rural Health Clinic (RHC) and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Services
Current regulations, as of April 2021, regarding Medicare payment policies for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
Date: 04/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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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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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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Virtual Communication Services in Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
Provides information for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) regarding billing and payment for virtual communication services as established in the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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HPSA 101 Webinar
Recording of a February 2, 2021, webinar on the importance of Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) and Medically Underserved Area/Population (MUA/P) designations for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). Reviews requirements for RHCs to become approved National Health Service Corps sites. Part of the Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Series.
Additional links: Presentation Slides, Transcript
Date: 02/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, National Association of Rural Health Clinics
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Last Updated: 4/5/2022