Technical Assistance Contacts

Contacts to help with Uniform Data System (UDS) reporting and data are available. Choose the most appropriate channel below.

UDS Support Line

The UDS Support Line offers assistance around UDS measures and requirements.

Examples of when to use this support line: When you have questions about a particular UDS measure’s specifications, when you are looking for particular answers for your health center’s unique UDS reporting questions, and when seeking guidance about countable visits.

Phone: 866-837-4357 (866-UDS-HELP)
Email: udshelp330@bphcdata.net

Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) Help

Help with completing and submitting UDS Reports via the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) EHBs is available.

Examples of when to use this support include: Reporting access/technical submission issues, diagnosing system issues, and accessing EHBs technical assistance materials related to the UDS reporting environment.

Phone: 877-464-4772, Option 1

Send inquiries via the BPHC Contact Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer. Choose the requestor type (current award recipient, current look-alike), question type (health center).

EHBs Account Access and Roles

Provides assistance with EHBs account setup, password assistance, roles and privileges account setup, and determining whether a competing application is with Grants.gov or HRSA.

Phone: 877-464-4772, Option 3

Submit a ticket: HRSA EHBs Customer Support Center

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) UDS Data Requests

A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) may be submitted to request a broader set of health center-level UDS data for research purposes.

Email: foia@hrsa.gov

Proposed Future Changes to UDS Reporting

Comments regarding proposed future changes to the UDS can be submitted to the HRSA Office of Quality Improvement (OQI). Note that substantive changes to reporting are generally made within the three-year Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review cycle for the UDS as a means for public data collection. Learn more about the UDS Modernization Initiative.

Email: OQIComments@hrsa.gov

UDS Mapper

The UDS Mapper tool is an online tool that uses zip code data reported on the UDS to map health center service areas and to relate patients to community populations and resources.
Visit the UDS Mapper Website HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer.

National Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP)

Training and technical assistance is available from national organizations with HRSA agreements to support health centers serving diverse special, vulnerable, and underserved rural, frontier, and urban populations. View the list of NTTAPs.

Primary Care Associations (PCAs)

Primary Care Associations (PCAs) are state or regional nonprofit organizations that provide training and technical assistance to safety-net providers. Learn more.

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