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Resources are available to help complete the UDS financial tables (Table 8A Financial Costs, Table 9D Patient Service Revenue, and Table 9E Other Revenues).

Table Descriptions

The UDS financial tables provide information on expenses by service categories; charges, collections, and adjustments by payer type; sliding fee discounts; patient bad debt write-offs; and other, non-patient service revenue (i.e., grants drawn down).


Table Fact Sheets define key terms, highlight changes from the prior year, explain how UDS data are used, provide helpful hints for completing the UDS tables, and outline the importance of cross-table relationships and considerations.

COVID-19 Funding Uniform Data System (UDS) Reporting Guidance (PDF - 205 KB) outlines funding sources administered to health centers and provides guidance on where these funding sources should be reported in the UDS.

UDS Financial Tables Guidance (PDF - 139 KB) describes common reporting considerations and issues for completing UDS Tables 8A, 9D, and 9E.

Reporting Donations on the UDS (PDF - 132 KB) explains how to report various types of ‘donations’ a health center may receive throughout the reporting year. It clarifies where health centers should report donated services and supplies vs. monetary donations across Tables 8A Financial Costs and 9E Other Revenue.


Self-Paced Learning Module: Operational Costs and Revenues provides an overview of operational supports at health center programs, describes key terms associated with operational costs and revenue data, and explains the fields within Table 8A, Table 9D, and Table 9E. Estimated length: 1 hour.


UDS Support Line offers assistance around UDS measures and requirements. Call 866-UDS-HELP or email

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