Archived Resources

Access reporting instructions and resources for the most recent calendar year Uniform Data System (UDS) reporting periods.

2021 Program Assistance Letter (PAL)

2021 UDS Manual (PDF - 4.1 MB)

2021 UDS Tables (PDF - 762 KB)

2021 Table 6A Code Changes (PDF - 252 KB)

2021 UDS Clinical Quality Measures (CQM) Criteria (PDF - 587 KB)

Technical Assistance Webinars

  • 2021 UDS Reporting Changes TA Webinar
    May 6, 2021
    Presentation (PDF - 2.5 MB) | On Demand Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer | UDS Webinar List of Links (PDF - 240 KB)
    Summarizes changes and clarifications to the 2021 Uniform Data System (UDS) reporting requirements, including information on the latest COVID-19 guidance and clinical quality measures for UDS reporting.

  • Counting Visits in the UDS Webinar
    September 15, 2021
    Presentation (PDF - 2.1 MB) | On Demand Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Addresses what counts as a visit (in-person and virtual/telehealth), how UDS data are interrelated, common questions about reporting visits (including COVID-19 scenarios), and how to report treatment and other services provided to health center patients. Audience: Beginner
  • UDS Clinical Tables Part 1: Screening and Preventive Care Technical Assistance Webinar
    September 23, 2021
    Presentation (PDF - 1.6 MB) | On Demand Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Covers 2021 reporting requirements for screening and preventive clinical quality measures across the UDS clinical tables, including tobacco cessation and screenings for colorectal cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, depression, adult BMI screening and follow-up, and HIV screening measures.

  • UDS Clinical Tables Part 2: Maternal Care and Children’s Health Technical Webinar
    September 28, 2021 
    Presentation (PDF - 1.6 MB) | On Demand Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Details 2021 reporting requirements for measures related directly to maternal care and children's health across the clinical tables including early entry into prenatal care, deliveries and birth weight, childhood immunizations, dental sealants, and weight assessment and counseling for children and adolescents.

  • UDS Clinical Tables Part 3: Chronic Disease Management Webinar
    October 6, 2021
    Presentation (PDF - 1.9 MB) | On Demand Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Addresses 2021 reporting requirements for clinical quality measures related to disease management across the clinical tables, including depression remission, HIV linkage to care, hypertension, diabetes, statin therapy, and ischemic vascular disease.

  • Reporting Uniform Data System (UDS) Financial and Operational Tables Technical Assistance Webinar
    October 14, 2021
    Presentation (PDF - 1 MB) | On Demand Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Details 2021 reporting requirements for UDS Tables 8A (and FTE on Table 5), 9D (and insurance and managed care on Table 4), and 9E. To also addresses how to avoid common reporting errors, including 340(B) pharmacy and managed care reporting, as well as COVID-19 impacts across financial tables.

  • Successful UDS Submission Strategies Technical Assistance Webinar
    October 20, 2021

    Presentation (PDF - 2.8 MB) | On Demand Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Addresses the importance of UDS data collection and reporting, with a specific focus on assessing data for accuracy. The session also covers how to use available HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) reports and tools (e.g., health center trend report, comparison tool), how to use the EHBs system for reviews, and best practices for working with reviewers for a successful submission.

  • Uniform Data System (UDS) Training: Preliminary Reporting Environment (PRE) Webinar
    November 4, 2021

    Presentation (PDF 1.5 MB) | On Demand Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    This session covers how to access the PRE and two offline UDS reporting features: an Excel and an offline HTML feature. The UDS PRE, accessible through the Electronic Handbooks (EHBs), opened on October 29, 2021 and allows health center awardees and look-alikes early access to prepare UDS data for submission. Data can be entered and validated before the UDS reporting period begins and will be pushed into the live reporting environment on January 1, 2022.


2020 Program Assistance Letter (PAL) (PDF - 496 KB)

2020 UDS Manual (PDF - 1.8 MB)

2020 UDS Tables (PDF - 966 KB)

2020 Table 6A Code Changes (PDF - 204 KB)

2020 UDS Clinical Quality Measures (CQM) Criteria (PDF - 525 KB)

Technical Assistance Webinars

  • 2020 UDS Data Trends
    August 10, 2021
    Presentation (PDF – 1.8 MB) | On Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Overview of 2020 UDS data trends in health center patient demographics, staffing, and clinical quality measures. Gain insights on how health center awardees and look-alikes continued to deliver quality primary health care services to their communities during the pandemic, including expanding telehealth use and offering COVID-19 testing, treatment, and vaccinations.
  • 2020 UDS Reporting Changes TA Webinar
    May 7, 2020
    Presentation (PDF - 935 KB)
    Detailed information on the changes related to 2020 UDS reporting requirements. Changes include the addition of HIV screening measure (CMS349v2), the addition of prescription for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (Prep) International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 10 codes and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, and the revision of Appendix D to capture information on prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) and social determinants of health.
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Quality Improvement Awards
    September 3, 2020
    Presentation (PDF - 3 MB)
    Overview of the purpose and impact of the QIA, eligibility, and award criteria for the 2020 awards, as well as information about the terms of these one-time supplemental funds.

2017 Program Assistance Letter (PAL) (PDF - 408 KB)

2017 UDS Manual (PDF - 5.7 MB)

2017 Tables (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Validation Rules – Edits

Performances Measures Crosswalk (PDF - 150 KB)



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