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Operational Site Visits: What Are the Hot Issues?

‐ Nov 4, 2016 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

Over the years, HRSA has significantly increased its scrutiny of health centers' compliance with the 19 key Health Center Program requirements through the on-site Operational Site Visit (OSV) process. The following are important points to review in preparation for this process:_x000D_
Are you providing all required services and does your scope of project accurately identify the mode of delivery?_x000D_
Do you have appropriate and compliant contracts and agreements in place with other healthcare providers?_x000D_
Have you fully implemented the new sliding fee discount program requirements?_x000D_
Do your billing and collection policies maximize reimbursement while maintaining optimum access?_x000D_
Is your board of directors exercising all of its authorities and meeting other governance requirements?
  • Understand the key Health Center Program requirements addressed in the Health Center Program Site Visit Guide that result in common concerns.
  • Identify common high risk areas from the finance, operations, and governance perspectives.
  • Develop an action plan for preparing for the OSV and for attaining and maintaining compliance consistent with current trends.



Credits: None available.