Special Topics

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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. Please submit inquiries about accessibility for the on demand recordings via the BPHC Contact Form by selecting Uniform Data System (UDS), UDS Reporting, UDS Submission Deadline.

Preliminary Reporting Environment Webinar

November 10, 2022

Presentation (PDF - 2 MB)  | On Demand Recording 

This webinar provides information about how to access the Preliminary Reporting Environment (PRE) and two offline Uniform Data System (UDS) reporting features: an Excel and an offline HTML feature. The UDS PRE, accessible through the Electronic Handbooks (EHBs),  opened on November 4, 2022, 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, 2023.

Successful Submission Strategies

November 3, 2022 

Presentation (PDF - 2 MB) | On Demand Recording

This webinar outlines the importance of UDS data collection and reporting, specifically focusing on assessing data for accuracy and quality. The session will cover how to use available HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) reports and tools, work through your review, and work with your UDS reviewer for a successful submission.

Reporting UDS Financial and Operational Tables
October 20, 2022

Presentation (PDF - 2 MB) | On Demand Recording 

This webinar reviews reporting requirements for UDS Tables 8A (and FTE on Table 5), 9D (and insurance and managed care on Table 4), and 9E. Presenters also discuss common reporting errors including 340(B) pharmacy and managed care reporting. The webinar will also review the Workforce Form, Appendix F.

UDS Clinical Tables Part 3: Chronic Disease Management
October 13, 2022

Presentation (PDF - 2 MB) | On Demand Recording

This webinar provides requirements for clinical quality measures related to disease management across the UDS clinical tables, including depression remission, HIV linkage to care, hypertension, diabetes, statin therapy, and ischemic vascular disease. 

UDS Clinical Tables Part 2: Maternal Care and Children's Health

October 5, 2022

Presentation (PDF - 2 MB) | On Demand Recording

This webinar discusses reporting requirements for clinical quality measures related directly to maternal care and children's health across the UDS 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 1: Screening and Preventative Care Measures

September 21, 2022

Presentation (PDF - 2 MB) | On Demand Recording

This webinar outlines reporting requirements for screening and preventive care clinical quality measures across the UDS clinical tables, including colorectal cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, tobacco, depression, adult BMI, and HIV screenings.

The Foundation of the Uniform Data System (UDS): Counting Visits and Patients

September 14, 2022

Presentation (PDF - 2 MB) | On Demand Recording

This webinar addresses what counts as a visit (in-person and virtual), how a visit defines a patient, common questions around reporting visits, and reporting of treatment and other services provided to health center patients. 

UDS Basics: Orientation to Terms and Resources

September 7, 2022

Presentation (PDF - 2 MB) | On Demand Recording 

This webinar provides key terms and resources commonly used in UDS reporting.

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 June 2022

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 - 178 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.

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