This Governance Legal Brief describes why
health centers collaborate with other providers, defines common collaboration
goals, and discusses potential types of collaborative relationships; examines
the board’s role in evaluating collaborative relationships; highlights certain
requirements applicable to health center board autonomy in the context of
collaborative relationships; and highlights certain key decisions that must be
approved by the board, including decisions to subaward a portion of the federal
Health Center Project grant.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.