Electronic Health Record Functionality Needed to Better Support Primary Care
Friday, February 28
Learn about the need for EHRs to move beyond documentation to interpreting and tracking information over time, supporting patient partnering activities, enabling team-based care, and allowing providers to use population-management tools to facilitate care delivery. Presented by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Making the Numbers Talk: A Four Year Review of Health Center Operational Data
February 26, 2014
Obtain highlights from the Financial and Operational Ratios and Trends of Community Health Centers, 2008-2011 (PDF - 3.6 MB). Presented by Capital Link.
Substance Use and Mental Disorders: Early Detection, Prevention, and Treatment – A Healthy People 2020 Progress Review Webinar
February 26, 2014
A focus on tracking and measuring the progress of Healthy People 2020 objectives pertaining to early detection, prevention, and treatment of substance use and mental disorders. Presented by HHS.
Telehealth: Federal Communications Commission Healthcare Connect Fund Overview
Thursday, February 20, 2 to 3 pm ET
Learn about the Federal Communications Commission Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF) and the Indiana Telehealth Network (ITN). Presented by the HRSA-funded National Network of Telehealth Resource Centers.
Change in Scope: Health Center Clinician Leaders’ Forum
February 20, 2014
Presentation (PDF - 559KB)
Health center clinical and quality leaders are invited to join BPHC’s Chief Medical Officer and senior clinical advisors for a dialogue on the Change in Scope process, including time for questions and answers. Replay coming soon.
Questions and Answers on the Affordable Care Act
February 20, 2014
Presented by the HHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Replay not available.
Policy Information Notice (PIN) 2014-01, Health Center Program Governance
February 12, 2014
Presentation (PPT - 98KB)
Transcript (PDF - 117 KB)
FY 2014 BHI FOA Grantee Briefing Call
February 10, 2014
BPHC All Programs Webcast for Health Centers, Look-Alikes, PCAs, NCAs, HCCNs
February 4, 2014
An update on BPHC activities in Fiscal Year 2014 plus questions and answers.
A Partnership between Health Centers and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start: Improving Health and Oral Health Services for Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Children and Families
January 28, 2014
Learn about the Memorandum of Understanding and what it means for you. View presentation (PDF - 440 KB)
Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar on Oral Health
January 23, 2014
Learn about the effect oral health has on the Nation and ways to effectively address access to oral health care among underserved populations in the community. Find out how the Iowa Department of Public Health is working to improve the health of underserved populations by providing access to quality oral health care. Presented by HHS. Replay coming soon.
340B Recertification of HRSA & IHS Grantees
January 22, 2014
Learn about the 340B Drug Pricing Program (340B Program) recertification for BPHC grantees. In early February 2014, all BPHC grantees participating in the 340B Program are required to complete the recertification process. Presented by BPHC and the HRSA Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA).
National Call for the Healthcare Provider Community
January 16, 2014
Obtain updates on the Health Insurance Marketplace and Qualified Health Plans that started on January 1, 2014. Presented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Hepatitis B and Reducing Perinatal Transmission: An Overview and Discussion of New Tools
A discussion of new tools and best practices toward reducing hepatitis B health disparities in AAPI communities, including potential interventions in prenatal care, information about gaps in reporting and a new resource from the Immunization Action Coalition entitled, Give Birth to the End of Hep B . Presented by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) and Hep B United.
New Access Point Implementation Technical Assistance Call
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Audio Replay (MP3 - 14 MB)
Transcript (PDF - 171 KB)
Learn important information related to implementation of FY 2013 and FY 2014 New Access Point (NAP) awards.
UDS for New Submitters
Introduction to UDS Clinical Measures
Newly Funded Health Center Orientation Webinar
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Brochure ( PDF - 304 KB)
Review highlights from the welcome package, how to understand the notice of award, and available training and technical assistance resources.
Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar on Tobacco
Find out how California is working to improve the health of individuals by reducing illness and premature death attributable to the use of tobacco products. Presented by HHS.
Introduction to the UDS for FQHC Look-Alikes
Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar: Type 2 Diabetes Prevention
Explore what is being done to prevent type 2 diabetes, including how clinical care and public health communities can work together and how communities are implementing evidence-based interventions to address diabetes. Presented by HHS and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance.
Assessing the Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Uninsured Community Health Center Patients: A Nationwide and State-by-State Analysis
The report lead authors present the analysis and report findings, and discuss implications for community health centers and the patients and communities they serve. Presented by RCHN Community Health Foundation and the Clinical Directors Network.
Special Open Door Forum: Proposed Rule CMS-1443-P: Medicare Prospective Payment System for Federally Qualified Health Centers
A discussion of CMS proposed rule 1443-P, published September 23, 2013. The proposed rule would establish methodology and payment rates for a prospective payment system (PPS) for federally qualified health center (FQHC) services under Medicare Part B beginning on October 1, 2014, in compliance with the statutory requirement of the Affordable Care Act. Presented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Health Center Outreach and Enrollment Technical Assistance Call
Obtain further updates and guidance for all health centers who received the BPHC Outreach and Enrollment supplemental funding.
BPHC Program Assistance Letter (PAL) 2013-10, Look-Alike Program Update: On-Site Compliance Reviews for Initial Designation and Designation Period Changes -Technical Assistance Call
Title V, Medicaid and Oral Health: Strategies for Quality Improvement and Financing Care
Learn strategies for improving oral health quality, policy and financing for Title V and Medicaid beneficiaries. Presented by the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB).
The Impact of the ACA on Safety Net Providers and their Patients: Opportunities for Outreach and Education
Understand the impact of the Affordable Care Act on safety net providers and their patient populations. The session includes a brief overview of the two new opportunities for health care coverage and strategies that providers can take to educate their patients about the new insurance options available to them beginning on October 1, 2013. Learn about the different types of consumer assistance available. Presented by the HRSA Office of Planning, Analysis and Evaluation (OPAE).
BHPC Grantee Enrichment Session: Partnerships for Successful Outreach and Enrollment
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Replay (MP3 - 24.2 MB)
Learn strategies health centers can employ to plan and conduct outreach and enrollment activities. Guidance on developing outreach and enrollment activities, targeting uninsured eligible populations, and examples of successful health center initiatives are discussed.
Health Center Clinician Leaders’ Forum Kick-off Call September 13
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A national webinar and dialogue on clinical performance measures, quality improvement, patient-centered medical home, meaningful use, and the primary care workforce.
Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Risk Management Virtual Conference September 11 and 12
Learn techniques to effectively address potential and actual adverse events, to identify issues related to credentialing, and to employ an EHR for tracking. Presented by ECRI Institute, on behalf of HRSA.
Health Insurance Marketplace State-by-State Stakeholder Engagement Quarterly Calls Week of September 9
Update and feedback on the implementation of the Health Insurance Marketplace. Presented by CMS.
Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines: Toolkit for Counseling and Dissemination Webinar September 9
Review and discuss ways to implement the pregnancy weight gain recommendations. Review dissemination products and understand how to use them effectively. Discuss how to expand outreach and increase effectiveness by partnering with other professionals and groups. Presented by the Institute of Medicine.
How to Add or Expand Dental Services August 29
Learn how two health centers successfully added or expanded dental services. Presented by the National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH).
The Impact of Systems Improvements: A Progress Review of Healthcare-Associated Infections & Blood Disorders and Blood Safety August 28
A Healthy People 2020 Progress Review Webinar on Blood Disorders and Blood Safety and Healthcare-Associated Infections. Presented by HHS.
ICD-10 Basics August 22
A keynote presentation on ICD-10 basics, along with an implementation update. Presented by CMS.
HRSA-Sponsored Health Center Consumer Assister Training Webinar August 13
Learn more about the different types of certification available for outreach and enrollment workers, how these requirements apply to health centers, and where to go for help.
It's Just Good Medicine: Trauma-Informed Primary Care August 6
As HRSA-funded safety-net providers expand their behavioral health capacity to serve clients, trauma-informed care will increasingly become an integral part of good medicine. Presented by SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions.
Health Insurance Marketplace State-by-State Stakeholder Engagement Quarterly Calls week of July 29
Update and feedback on the implementation of the Health Insurance Marketplace. Presented by CMS.
Affordable Care Act and Minority Health July 26
Examine how the provisions of the ACA will affect health outcomes for people of color in the United States. Presented by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Healthy People eLearning Webinar: Measuring Policy and Environmental Change in Obesity Prevention July 24
Explore the issue of childhood obesity; the state of the science in measuring policy and environmental change in obesity prevention; and learn about two communities working to implement and evaluate obesity prevention at the local level. Presented by HHS.
Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator Webinar: Maternal, Infant, and Child Health July 18
A focus on one of the 12 Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topics. Learn about the Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative and their success in improving maternal, infant, and child health. Presented by HHS.
Improving Quality and Access to Integrated Care for Racially Diverse and Limited English Proficiency Communities July 16
Learn how culturally and linguistically competent integrated care can improve accessibility and the quality of physical health and behavioral health services. Presented by the HHS Office of Minority Health, in collaboration with the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS).
Managing Short-Term Disruptions in Patient Care July 16 or 17
Learn proactive approaches for short-term disruptions due to power outages, electronic health record (EHR) downtime, and other causes. Presented by ECRI Institute, on behalf of HRSA.
HRSA Health IT and Quality Webinar: AHRQ Continuing Education Resources for Safety Net Health Professionals July 12
Learn about Free Clinical Online Training, a new HRSA website that provides HRSA grantees and safety net providers with free, accredited, clinically relevant modules, which are based on the comparative effectiveness research from AHRQ’s Effective Healthcare Program. Presented by HRSA and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Gauging the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative's Impact on Primary Care July 9
Acknowledge The Commonwealth Fund’s Safety Net Medical Home Initiative’s key achievements, including lessons on practice coaching, learning communities, and the sequence of redesign steps. Presented by The Commonwealth Fund.
BPHC Grantee Enrichment Session: Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid Expansion Outreach and Enrollment in Health Centers Part I July 9
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Learn strategies health centers can employ to prepare health center staff to assist patients with the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid Expansion options that become available October 1, 2013. Timelines, strategic partnerships, training requirements, and examples of successful grantee initiatives are discussed.
What You Can Do Today (and Tomorrow!) to Improve Cervical Cancer Screening
Discover useful short-, medium-, and long-range strategies for practices to improve cervical cancer screening rates. Learn from rural and urban FQHC leaders about steps taken to promote the early detection of cervical cancer. Understand findings from research conducted on the attributes and functions of high performing health centers. Presented by the National Academy for State Health Policy with funding from HRSA.
Federally Qualified Health Centers and Top Reason Codes Error Resolutions May 29
Gather information on the top return to provider (RTP) and reject reason codes for federally qualified health centers (FQHC) providers from October 2012 through March 2013. Navigate to the Training Events Calendar and use the calendar function to find the webinar by the event date. Presented by National Government Services.
Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (NHHCIA) Funding Opportunity Technical Assistance Call May 17
A focus on the Grants.gov submission process, followed by a question and answer period.
Women’s Health in the United States and implications for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Learn about current efforts related to maternal/women’s health in the United States and opportunities to improve women’s health through the Affordable Care Act. Presented by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB).
Grantee Outreach & Enrollment Funding Opportunity Technical Assistance Call May 16
Learn about the application process, program expectations, and reporting requirements related to the Health Center Outreach and Enrollment Assistance supplemental funding opportunity (PDF - 2 MB).
Demystifying the BPHC Operational Site Visit (OSV) May 14
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A BPHC operational site visit is an assessment of a health center’s compliance with the 19 Key Health Center Program Requirements and a resource to improve the clinical and financial performance of the health center. To help “demystify” the OSV process, BPHC hosts this technical assistance session to help familiarize health centers and other HRSA funded organizations about what to expect when notified of an operational site visit request. This session covers topics such as preparing for the operational site visit, working together with your project officer and responding to findings.
Nurses Building Healthier Communities: HRSA and the Affordable Care Act May 8
Related to the ACA and nursing in celebration of Nurse’s week. Presented by the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr).
Web-based Deeming Application Process for Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Free Clinics May 1
Prepare Free Clinics for the transition to HRSA’s Electronic Handbook (EHB) and familiarize them with the EHB Free Clinic Application Module.
The Summer Food Service Connection: Opportunities for Community Health Centers and Their Patients April 24
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Learn more about how health centers can help their communities feed children in need. The session reviews the Summer Food Service Program participation requirements, covers resources and tools available to help health centers get started, and highlights successful programs and outreach practices from around the country. Presented by USDA.
Federally Qualified Health Centers and Medicare Advantage Plans Supplemental Payments April 23
Learn the basic requirements and billing instructions for the federally qualified health center (FQHC) supplemental payment. This payment is a supplement to a Medicare Advantage Plan when payment does not equal what Medicare fee for service would pay. The session includes what the reimbursement department needs in order to process a provider's request for a supplemental payment. Navigate to the Training Events Calendar and use the calendar function to find the session by the event date. Presented by National Government Services.
Faith-Based and Public Health Partnerships: Strengthening Community Networks April 16
A focus on model practices to reach vulnerable, at-risk, and minority populations for prevention and treatment of influenza. Presented by the Interfaith Health Program at Emory University, in collaboration with CDC and the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Potential Impacts of the Affordable Care Act on Safety Net Providers in 2014 April 3
Learn how safety net providers are likely to be affected when the Affordable Care Act’s major coverage expansions become effective in 2014. Presented by the HRSA Office of Planning, Analysis and Evaluation (OPAE).
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