2012 UDS Manual
This manual supersedes all draft versions released prior to December 1, 2012.
Regional Training Schedule for events hosted by State Primary Care Associations
Each year health center program grantees report on their performance using the measures defined in the Uniform Data System (UDS). Technical assistance resources to assist grantees collect and submit their data are compiled on this page.
New 2011 Individual Health Center Data and Health Center adjusted quartile ranking are now available on the UDS website. The Health Center adjusted quartile ranking assesses a health center’s clinical performance compared to other health centers. Please click on the following links for more detailed information.
Sampling Methods, including using Randomizer.org
December 19, 2012, 1:30 - 3 pm ET
Objectives: Review purpose of random sampling, correct methods for generating a random sample and chart substitutions
Introduction to Uniform Data System Clinical Measures
November 14, 2012, 1:30 - 4 pm ET
Objectives: Review Table 6B and 7 clinical measures (excluding prenatal) and discuss strategies for evaluating reasonableness of reported data
Introduction to Uniform Data System for LAL
October 24, 2012, 1:30 - 4 pm ET
Objectives: Review of differences in reporting requirements and overview of review process
Uniform Data System for New Submitters
October 17, 2012, 1 - 3:30 pm ET
Objectives: Review purpose, importance, UDS review process and deadlines and definitions
Uniform Data System Clinical Measure Adjusted Quartile Ranking
Oct 16, 2012, 2 – 3 pm ET
Objective: Review and discuss adjusted quartile ranking for clinical measures
Uniform Data System 2012 Changes
April 18, 2012, 3 – 5 pm ET
Objective: Changes for 2012 UDS include a new Table 5A, Tenure for Health Center Staff; revised Table 6B, Selected Diagnoses and Services; three new clinical performance measures; and questions for Electronic Health Records and quality recognition.
Beginning in calendar year 2012, FQHC Look-Alikes will submit data annually through the Uniform Data System. Technical assistance resources specific to FQHC Look-Alikes are compiled here.
UDS Content, such as what data should be included in your UDS report:
UDSHelp330@bphcdata.net or 866-837-4357 (866-UDS-HELP) weekdays 8:30 am to 5:30 pm ET (except Federal holidays)
UDS Electronic Reporting System:
BPHCHelpLine@hrsa.gov or 877-974-2742 (877-974-BPHC) weekdays 8:30 am to 5:00 pm ET (except Federal holidays)
Electronic Handbook (EHB), such as account setup, password and other access issues:
CallCenter@hrsa.gov or 877-464-4772 weekdays 9 am to 5:30 pm ET (except Federal holidays)