One of the most stressful times for many of our clients is the HRSA mandated Operational Site Visit (OSV) for Federally Qualified Health Centers. This three-day inspection ensures that FQHCs and Look-Alikes are compliant with federal regulations. Although clearly a necessary component of being a grantee or designee, the OSV can be daunting for […]
After the end of every calendar year, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are required to report patient utilization, including zip code of residence and primary payor for services. During the next several months, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) processes and aggregates health center utilization data, publicly released in early September. Gary Bess Associates […]
Jim Myers, Director Evaluation Services, is attending a Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) in San Diego as part of his involvement as evaluator for San Diego American Indian Health Center’s Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Circles of Care grant, which is a three-year planning process to address children’s and families mental health needs.
Have you received notice that your health center has been selected to apply to the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Advancing Precision Medicine (APM) Supplemental Funding Opportunity? Selected health centers should have received invitations by this time. This one-time supplement will support eligible health centers with demonstrated capacity to participate in the All of Us Research […]
Gary Bess Associates facilitated submission of several applications for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) to expand patient access to quality substance use disorder and mental health services, advancing evidence-based strategies including expanded medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services. Funding will add staffing, supplies, and equipment necessary for FQHCs to increase their ability to combat one of the […]
This weekend is Gold Nugget Days here in Paradise, California, home of the main office of Gary Bess Associates (GBA). GBA is a primary sponsor for a number of community organizations and events. These include two major annual community celebrations in Paradise, Gold Nugget Days in the spring and Johnny Appleseed Days in the fall, […]