Many FQHCs continue to struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and savvy financial leaders are searching for ways to increase revenue and become financially self-sufficient. This requires a novel approach to RCM —one focused on efficiency, compliance, and revenue integrity.
Community health centers continue to provide accessible and comprehensive healthcare to underserved populations. They stand at the forefront embracing a transformative approach to care through the adoption of integrated care models such as Collaborative Care Management (CoCM).
America is aging—currently, 10,000 people turn 65 every day. Our country has a Silver Tsunami on the horizon. Are we ready for it? The short answer is no, but preparing for it is never too late. As the American population ages, high-quality healthcare for seniors has become increasingly important, but how can we prioritize it? To answer this question, we can look to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) as a viable healthcare delivery model.
Strategic Planning is a paradox – many say, “you can’t live with it, you can’t live without it”. In our experience, it doesn’t have to be that way, and have found there are four grounding elements of driving successful organizational strategy.
In a recent Health Affairs article, Dr. Dora Hughes, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer at the CMS Innovation Center, outlines a comprehensive strategy to advance health equity and describes the important role community health centers (CHCs) play in addressing health disparities and creating a more inclusive healthcare system.