Special Topics

Learn about upcoming Uniform Data System (UDS) reporting trainings and technical assistance events, as well as resources on emerging or special topics that may impact reporting.

Upcoming and Recent Events and Trainings

Check here for updates on upcoming webinars and trainings to assist health centers with the 2022 UDS reporting cycle.

The 2022 UDS Changes Technical Assistance HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer webinar will provide a detailed overview of important UDS reporting changes, including:

  • Changes to Table 6A (Selected Diagnoses and Services Rendered) 
  • Inclusion of a Long COVID-19 measure
  • Updates to UDS clinical quality measure specifications to align with current Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services electronic-specified clinical quality measures (eCQMs)
  • Using electronic health record data to report CQMs
  • Update to assessing social risk screening

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
1 – 2:30 pm ET
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View the 2022 UDS Changes presentation slides (PDF - 1.9 MB)

COVID-19

Current updates on special UDS reporting requirements related to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Resource Guide provides guidance on COVID-19 considerations for UDS reporting, including visits and patients, staffing, COVID-19 tests and diagnoses, clinical quality reporting, and revenue. Resource was last updated in February 2021

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Uniform Data System (UDS) Reporting FAQs for COVID-19 considerations for UDS reporting.

Other Topics

Health Center Changes and UDS Reporting FAQs (PDF - 226 KB) outlines common questions and answers concerning scenarios that may affect UDS reporting requirements, including new health center award or designation, new services or sites, and health center organizational changes.

The UDS Modernization Initiative aims to reduce reporting burden, improve data quality, and better measure program services and outcomes. The goal is to expand the value of UDS data to the Health Center Program while improving how health centers prepare and submit UDS data by focusing on four main areas: reporting, content review, stakeholder engagement, and testing. Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for detailed information about how its implementation will change UDS reporting.

Note

UDS Support Line offers assistance around UDS measures and requirements. Call 866-UDS-HELP or email udshelp330@bphcdata.net.