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    • Health centers offer a safety net to some of our most vulnerable residents
    • Quality of care that is equal to or better than national standards
    • Without regard to financial or insurance status
  • Federal requirements
    • Be located in or serve a high need community
    • Provide comprehensive primary care services as well as supportive services that promote access to health care
    • Sliding fee scale to ensure access
    • Governed by a Board composed of 51 percent consumers.
  • Range of services
    • single-provider rural clinic
    • Integrated health centers
      • Primary care
      • Obstetrics
      • Behavioral health
      • Pharmacy
      • Dentistry
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  • Federal funding sources
    • health centers are currently funded under Section 330 of the Public Health Services Act
    • enhanced Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement
    • 340B drug purchasing program
    • additional funding to target special populations
      • Homeless
      • migrant and seasonal farmworkers
      • public housing residents
      • Native Americans
  • Health Center Revenue
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  • Health disparities collaboratives
    • “ Patient Electronic Care System”
    • Dual entry for demographics, etc.
    • Phasing out this year
  • Players
    • NACHC
      • National Association of Community Health Centers
    • CMS
      • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    • HRSA
      • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • WorldVistA EHR's primordial soup??
    • Patient base
    • Coherent mission
    • Governmental support
    • Ready-built communities of interest
    • Primary Care Associations PCA's
    • Regional Primary Care Associations
    • Health Center Controlled Networks HCCN
  • http://www.wvsma.com/shared/content_objects/pdfs//health_registration_final.pdf