Policy Information Notices (PINs) and Program Assistance Letters (PALs)

2020

PAL 2020-06

Calendar Year 2021 Requirements for Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deeming Application for Free Clinics (PDF - 392 KB)

PAL 2020-05

Requesting a Change in Scope to Add Temporary Service Sites in Response to Emergency Events (PDF - 185 KB)

PAL 2020-04

Approved Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes for Calendar Year 2020 (PDF - 496 KB)

PAL 2020-03

Calendar Year 2021 Volunteer Health Professional Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deeming Sponsorship Application Instructions (PDF - 184 KB)

PAL 2020-02

Calendar Year 2021 Requirements for Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Coverage for Health Centers (PDF - 453 KB)

PAL 2020-01

Telehealth and Health Center Scope of Project (PDF - 177 KB)

2019

PAL 2019-05

Proposed Uniform Data System Changes for Calendar Year 2020 (PDF - 455 KB)

PAL 2019‐01

Approved Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes for Calendar Year 2019 (PDF - 342 KB)

2018

PAL 2018-04

Free Clinics Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Program Policy Highlight on Eligibility of Volunteer Health Professionals (PDF - 141 KB)

2017

PAL 2017-08

Approved Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes for Calendar Year 2018 (PDF - 1 MB)

PAL 2017-07

Temporary Privileging of Clinical Providers by Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Health Centers in Response to Certain Declared Emergency Situations (PDF - 54 KB)

PAL 2017-02

Approved Uniform Data System Changes for Calendar Year 2017 (PDF - 408 KB)

2016

PAL 2016-04

New Health Center Program Look-Alike Initial Designation Application Blackout Period May 19, 2016 through June 2016

PAL 2016-02

Approved Uniform Data System Changes for Calendar Year 2016 (PDF - 238 KB)

2015

PAL 2015-02

Accreditation and Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition Initiative

2014

PAL 2014-10

Updated Process for Change in Scope Submission, Review and Approval Timelines

PAL 2014-09

Notice of Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Health Center Policy Manual Update (PDF - 103 KB)

PAL 2014-07

Scope Alignment Validation in HRSA Electronic Handbooks

PAL 2014-06

Documenting Scope of Project in Updated Forms 5A and 5B

2013

PAL 2013-09

HIV Testing in Health Centers - New Recommendations

PAL 2013-03

Alignment of EHB Change in Scope Module with Change in Scope Policy

2012

PAL 2012-06

Alignment of Communicable Diseases Screenings under Form 5A: Services Provided

2011

PAL 2011-10

Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike Program Implementation of Electronic Annual Data Reporting

PAL 2011-07

Sites, Scope of Project, & Capital Projects

PAL 2011-06

HIV/AIDS Care & Treatment in Health Centers

PIN 2011-02

Free Clinics Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Program Policy Guide

2010

PAL 2010-13

HIV Testing in Health-Care Settings

2009

PAL 2009-11

New Scope Verification Process

PIN 2009-05

Policy for Special Populations-Only Grantees Requesting a Change in Scope to Add a New Target Population

PIN 2009-03

Technical Revision to PIN 2008-01, Defining Scope of Project & Policy for Requesting Changes

PIN 2009-02

Specialty Services & Health Centers’ Scope of Project

2008

PIN 2008-01

Defining Scope of Project & Policy for Requesting Changes

2007

PIN 2007-15

Health Center Emergency Management Program Expectations (PDF - 3.5 MB)

PIN 2007-09

Service Area Overlap: Policy & Process

Related Resources

FTCA Policies for Health Centers

FTCA Policies for Free Clinics

Uniform Data System (UDS) Program Assistance Letters

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Date Last Reviewed:  September 2020