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Data Demonstrating Health Center Value

Making the Business Case for Payment and Delivery Reform

A resource for providers on how to make a business case for reforms in payment and delivery systems and what data sources are required to do so.

Center for Health Care Quality and Payment Reform 0 1072

The document describes a detailed, 10-step process with decision trees and financial models for providers to use when making the case for and considering changes in payment and service delivery.  The document also outlines the kinds of data required in order to submit a sound business case.  This document is also accompanied by a webinar describing it and how to use it.

Are Health Centers Cost Effective?

A Review of Recent Research on Health Center Cost of Care

HRSA BPHC 0 912

These slides are from a HRSA/BPHC Webinar Thursday, July 23, 2015 reviewing the most recent research studies of health center cost effectiveness.  The slides from this webinar describe the research methods by leading health economists finding that health centers generally exhibit lower total costs of care and better patient outcomes compared to other primary care providers.

An Evaluation of the Cost Efficiency of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC ‘Look-Alikes’ Operating in Michigan

A Review of Recent Research on Health Center Cost of Care

Institute for Health Policy at Michigan State University 0 1473

This research report describes its methodology and findings that Michigan health center Medicaid patients have lower monthly costs compared to Medicaid members who are not health center patients.

Value of Community Health Centers Study

A Review of Recent Research on Health Center Cost of Care

John Snow, Inc 0 829

This 2014 California study compared state Medicaid (Medi-Cal) utilization of a population of adults served by a health center to those in the population who were not. The study found that health center patients were less likely to have an inpatient stay, hospital readmission, and emergency room visit.

Value Driven Health Care: Define, Drive and Deliver

A HIMSS Webinar

Alyssa Thomas 0 485

Our nation aspires to achieve value-based healthcare. As clinicians and providers, we work daily to deliver high quality patient care.  Do you know how to measure your quality driven efforts? This webinar will provide you with side-by-side comparisons of healthcare delivery and Value Score determination. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify the quality measurement framework.
  2. Describe the four components of the Value Score.
  3. Identify next steps to obtain your organization’s value score.

Demonstrating Value: Measuring the Value and Impact of the Health Care for the Homeless Grantees

A National Health Care for the Homeless Council Webinar

Alyssa Thomas 0 162

Demonstrating the value of health centers is a necessary element of sustainability and measuring benefit. How value is assessed can range from illustrating cost effectiveness and evaluating performance measures to ensuring access to reliable, high-quality, and equitable care.

The purpose of this webinar is to provide a clear, digestible demonstration of the value that Health Care for the Homeless grantees provide and the impact of the HCH integrated care framework on health care. We will provide clear examples of the uniqueness of populations experiencing homelessness and the invaluable work that HCH grantees and those providing direct services give to our communities.
 

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Acknowledgements

This resource collection was cultivated and developed by the HITEQ team with valuable contributions from the HITEQ's Advisory Committee and many health centers who have graciously shared their experiences with HITEQ.

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Quadruple Aim

A Conceptual Framework

Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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