Tag: Federally Qualified Health Center

Health Center News

Health Centers Have a Secret Weapon for Addressing Minority Health: Consumer Boards

National Minority Health Month 2017  is behind us but we’d be remiss if we didn’t point out one particularly unique way Community Health Centers address minority health — through consumer-driven boards. By law, health center boards must be comprised of at least 51% consumers.  These are people who live in the community served by the health …

Health Center News

The Challenges to Providing Eqaul Health Care Access to All

Today’s guest blog post is by Susan West Levine, CEO of Lowell Community Health Center in Massachusetts.  This article originally appeared in the March/April’17 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine, MVMag.net. Reprinted with permission from the publisher, 512 Media, Inc. Photo Credit: Kevin Harkins As CEO of Lowell Community Health Center (CHC), I am often asked just …

Health Center Regulatory Issues, Uncategorized

Exchange Requirements on Contracting and Payment to FQHCs

We’ve been hearing from a lot of you with questions on the Exchange and the contracting and payment requirements for Qualified Health Plans and FQHCs. We’ve put together this Q&A in hopes that it helps answer your questions and provides you with some additional helpful resources. Please don’t hesitate to contact Roger or Susan with …