Uniform Data System (UDS) Resources

Each year, health center grantees and look-alikes report on their performance using the measures defined in the Uniform Data System (UDS). The UDS is a standardized reporting system that provides consistent information about health centers and look-alikes.

UDS Modernization 

Learn more about UDS modernization efforts, which aim to reduce reporting burden, improve data quality and usage, and better reflect Health Center Program impact.

UDS Reporting Resources

Resources to assist health centers in collecting and submitting their data include UDS manuals, webinars, trainings, validations, crosswalks, and other technical assistance resources. Access the resources for each UDS reporting year below.

  • Fiscal Year 2018 Quality Improvement Awards (QIAs) Technical Assistance Webinar
    September 13, 2018
    Presentation (PDF – 1 MB) | On Demand Webinar Recording
    Detailed information on the purpose and impact of the QIAs, eligibility, and award criteria summary of the FY 2018 awards.
  • 2018 UDS Manual (PDF - 1.9 MB)
  • 2018 Approved UDS Program Assistance Letter (PAL) (PDF - 846 KB)
  • 2018 Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes Webinar
    May 10, 2018
    Presentation (PDF – 283 KB) | On Demand Webinar Recording
    Detailed information on the changes related to the 2018 UDS, including possible changes for 2019, and revised clinical measures resulting from alignment with electronic specified clinical quality measures (eCQMs).

Date Last Reviewed: June 2018


Health Center Quartile Ranking

FY 2018 Health Center Quality Improvement Awards

Online UDS Trainings

UDS Mapper

Health Center Program Grantee Data

Health Center Look-Alike Data

UDS Data System 101 Overview
An introduction to the Uniform Data System, including how health centers can access and complete their annual UDS reports.

UDS CY 2017 Reporting System Enhancements  
An overview of improvements to the UDS reporting process and system for CY2017 UDS.

For prior year manuals, please contact the BPHC Helpline.