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.

  • Approved Reporting Changes to the Health Center Program
    Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2020
    The Program Assistance Letter (PAL) 2020-04 (PDF – 496 KB) provides an overview of approved changes to the Health Resources and Services Administration's CY 2020 UDS that is reported by Health Center Program awardees and look-alikes by February 15, 2021. Detailed information regarding these changes will be included in the 2020 UDS Manual.

Technical Assistance Webinars

  • 2019 Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes
    May 9, 2019
    Presentation (PDF – 919 KB) | On Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Detailed information on the changes related to the 2019 UDS, including possible changes for 2020, and revised clinical measures resulting from continued alignment with electronic specified clinical quality measures.
  • Fiscal Year 2019 Quality Improvement Awards (QIA)
    September 5, 2019
    508 Compliant Presentation (PDF - 2.1 MB) | On Demand Webinar Recording HRSA Exit Disclaimer (The PDF in the file share within this recording is not 508 compliant.)
    Overview of the purpose and impact of the QIA, eligibility, and award criteria for the 2019 awards.
  • Reporting Virtual Visits and the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services Reporting Addendum in the UDS
    September 17, 2019
    Presentation  (PDF - 763 KB) | On-Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer*
    Detailed information on revisions to reporting requirements for Table 5, with a specific focus on how to report virtual visits and mental health and substance use disorder addendum.  
  • Reporting UDS Clinical Tables to Support Quality Improvement
    September 26, 2019
    Presentation  (PDF 1 MB) | On-Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer*
    Detailed information on Tables 6A, 6B, and 7 clinical measures, discuss strategies for evaluating reported data, and identify benchmarks for assessing quality.  
  • Reporting UDS Financial and Operational Tables and Using Comparison Performance Metrics
    October 3, 2019
    Presentation (PDF - 1.1 MB) | On-Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Detailed information on Tables 8A, 9D, and 9E, discuss strategies for evaluating reported data, and identify opportunities to assess financial performance.
  • Strategies for Successful UDS Reporting
    October 17, 2019
    Presentation (PDF - 1.2 MB) | On-Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Detailed information on the why and what of UDS, where data come from, using the data life cycle to ensure data accuracy, and tips for reporting as a team.
  • 2019 Uniform Data System Preliminary Reporting Environment (PRE)
    November 13, 2019 and December 11, 2019
    Presentation (PDF - 825 KB) | On-Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Detailed information on the optional reporting functionalities for calendar year 2019 Uniform Data System (UDS). This webinar covers the PRE for early access to UDS reporting and two offline UDS reporting features: an Excel and an offline HTML feature.

Technical Assistance Webinars

Technical Assistance Webinars

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* The PDF in the file share within these recording are not 508 compliant. For assistance, please email HRSAAccessibility@hrsa.gov.

Date Last Reviewed:  March 2020