FQHC


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FQHC

federally qualified health center.
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The two scenarios we simulate are (1) lowering the number of available public hospital beds and FQHC FTEs by 50%, and (2) eliminating them entirely.
For example, some centers were sending patients needing primary care after hours to the emergency room (the historical utilization pattern of Medicaid recipients and FQHC providers), rather than adding after-hours primary care services or trying to schedule these services for a time when the center was open.
Understanding the factors that determine FQHC's efficiency is critical to craft evidence-based policies that support increased technical efficiency of the FQHC program.
Over 90 percent of FQHC providers participating with an REC were live with an EHR (92 percent), and 38 percent had attained MU.
Using national administrative data linked with social indicators, we studied the 8-year period of FQHC expansion from 2000 to 2007 to test our hypothesis that residential segregation by income and residential segregation by race/ethnicity is associated with the local supply of FQHCs.
A request to the state Health department verifies that Kansas has 15 FQHCs and 3 satellite clinics, with more opening soon.
The one full--time hygienist was the one hired by the FQHC, because they could hire a hygienist and bill for their time.
The FQHC designation will allow Firstmed to continue to grow its work to be part of the solution to the huge unmet healthcare needs of the uninsured and vulnerable" she commented.
Regardless of which accrediting organization an FQHC chooses to work with, they will embark on a journey to conduct a comprehensive assessment of their entire practice.
The FQHC Look-alike practice may be eligible for some of these advantages, such as Cost-based Reimbursement, and purchase of out-patient medications at reduced cost.