Site Visit Resources

Health Center Program Site Visit Protocol (SVP)

The SVP is a tool to assist the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) perform its oversight of health centers. The SVP includes a standard and transparent methodology that aligns with the Health Center Program Compliance Manual.

HRSA updated the SVP in 2021 to improve current oversight and timelines. View a summary of the 2021 SVP updates.

Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) Site Visit Guide

The Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) Site Visit Guide (PDF - 506 KB) provides an overview of the site visit process and activities to complete in preparation for and completion of a site visit for both consultant and HCCN. 

National Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP) Site Visit Guide

The NTTAP Site Visit Guide (PDF – 619 KB) includes all the information that organizations need to prepare for the completion of site visits. 

Primary Care Association (PCA) Site Visit Guide

UPDATED The PCA Site Visit Guide (PDF – 944 KB) includes the information that organizations need to prepare for the completion of site visits. 

Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Health Center Program Site Visit Protocol

The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Site Visit Protocol (PDF – 618 KB) streamlines  site visits to  ensure compliance with the FTCA deeming requirements found in 42 U.S.C. 233(h) and (q). FTCA site visits are distinct from Health Center Program Operational Site Visits (OSVs) under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act. FTCA site visits enable HRSA to assess  FTCA deeming requirements and provide technical assistance  to health centers.

Date Last Reviewed:  October 2021