Category Archives: Grants and Reporting

Bill to Adopt the CCBHC Medicaid Demonstration Nationwide

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The bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Act of 2021 was introduced to the Senate this July and will allow every state to establish fully funded Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) and join the CCBHC Medicaid demonstration nationwide. If the act is passed it will expand access to high-quality mental health and […]

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Public Health Infrastructure Saves Lives Act Re-Introduced

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Lawmakers have re-introduced legislation to provide consistent funding for maintenance of Public Health infrastructure and healthcare IT systems. The Public Health Infrastructure Saves Lives Act is meant to stop the boom-bust funding cycle that the public health system has struggled with for decades and instead provide a steady stream of support. If adopted, the act […]

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Four steps to do more with less for Family Planning Services

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As the future of the Affordable Care Act and budgets for social services loom in the balance, it is more important than ever for clinics and health centers depending on federal funds or grant money to stretch their dollars as much as possible. Title X and Family Planning have been the most tenuous of grant-funded […]

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Check your Tables: Common UDS Reporting Mistakes

For HRSA Funded Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and Look-Alikes (FQHC-LA) who received their grants before October 2016, it is time to start filing your annual Uniform Data System (UDS) reports for the 2016 service year. The first due date for UDS is February 15, 2017 (although they are sometimes flexible with this date) and […]

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Improve quality and Improve Funding for FQHCs

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As the cost of healthcare continues to rise, the federal government looks to push preventative care and improved quality among Federally Qualified Health Centers. This can often lead to available grant funding awarded to Centers that can show improvement in preventable diseases and health issues. Recently, four FQHCs in Northeast Mississippi were awarded more than […]

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