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

2017


PAL 2017-04Proposed Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes for Calendar Year 2018
PAL 2017-03Calendar Year 2018 Requirements for Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Coverage for Health Centers
PAL 2017-02Approved Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes for Calendar Year 2017

2016


PAL 2016-05Calendar Year 2017 Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deeming Application for Free Clinics
PAL 2016-04New Health Center Program Look-Alike Initial Designation Application Blackout Period May 19, 2016 through June 2016
PAL 2016-03Calendar Year 2017 Requirements for Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Coverage for Health Centers
PAL 2016-02Approved Uniform Data System Changes for Calendar Year 2016

2015


PAL 2015-05Approved Uniform Data System Changes for Calendar Year 2015
PAL 2015-04Calendar Year 2016 Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deeming Application for Free Clinics
PAL 2015-02Accreditation and Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition Initiative

2014


PAL 2014-10Updated Process for Change in Scope Submission, Review and Approval Timelines
PAL 2014-09Notice of Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Health Center Policy Manual Update
PAL 2014-07Scope Alignment Validation in HRSA Electronic Handbooks
PAL 2014-06Documenting Scope of Project in Updated Forms 5A and 5B
PAL 2014-05Updated Process for Requesting a Change in Scope to Add Temporary Sites in Response to Emergency Events
PAL 2014-022014 Uniform Data System Reporting Changes for Look-Alikes
PAL 2014-01Approved Uniform Data System Changes for Calendar Year 2014

2013


PAL 2013-09HIV Testing in Health Centers - New Recommendations
PAL 2013-082013 Uniform Data System Reporting Changes for Look-Alikes
PAL 2013-07Proposed Uniform Data System Changes for Calendar Year 2014
PAL 2013-03Alignment of EHB Change in Scope Module with Change in Scope Policy
PAL 2013-02Uniform Data System Changes for 2013

2012


PAL 2012-06Alignment of Communicable Diseases Screenings under Form 5A: Services Provided
PAL 2012-03Approved Uniform Data System Changes for 2012

2011


PAL 2011-10Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike Program Implementation of Electronic Annual Data Reporting
PAL 2011-07Sites, Scope of Project, & Capital Projects
PAL 2011-06HIV/AIDS Care & Treatment in Health Centers
PIN 2011-02Free Clinics Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Program Policy Guide

2010


PAL 2010-13HIV Testing in Health-Care Settings
PAL 2010-08
Requirements for Medical Malpractice Coverage for Free Clinic Board Members, Officers, Employees and Individual Contractors under the Affordable Care Act Amendment to 42 U.S.C. 233(o)
PAL 2010-04Uniform Data System Changes for Calendar Year 2010

2009


PAL 2009-11New Scope Verification Process
PIN 2009-05Policy for Special Populations-Only Grantees Requesting a Change in Scope to Add a New Target Population
PIN 2009-03Technical Revision to PIN 2008-01, Defining Scope of Project & Policy for Requesting Changes
PIN 2009-02Specialty Services & Health Centers’ Scope of Project

2008


PIN 2008-01Defining Scope of Project & Policy for Requesting Changes

2007


PIN 2007-16Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Coverage for Health Center Program Grantees Responding to Emergencies
PIN 2007-15Health Center Emergency Management Program Expectations
PIN 2007-09Service Area Overlap: Policy & Process
 

Date Last Reviewed:  September 2018