Consumer voice matters. For community health centers to be successful, consumer board members must feel valued and empowered to speak up in their role on behalf of ALL health care consumers and the community at large.
Gary Bess Associates (GBA) congratulates our long-time client, Chinatown Services Center, for its recent approval of $4M in funding awarded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for implementation of a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). GBA played a role in the drafting of the CCBHC proposal to SAMHSA and […]
The Federal Tort Claims Act provides a significant financial benefit to FQHCs. It allows for free malpractice insurance coverage provided by the federal government. Here are five things you need to know before you sign up.
To become an FQHC Look-Alike, your organization has to comply with all 19 HRSA health center program requirements
GBA uses GIS to transform a static data table into a dynamic community graphic that supports informed decisions and actions.
Hello and Happy New Year from GBA! We hope everyone is well and everyone who celebrates had a great holiday. We look forward to 2020 and keeping you informed of new developments relevant to the health care and human services fields and services for special populations. We start the year letting you know about a […]
Gary Bess Associates has the privilege of working with organizations that deliver a multitude of important services to their communities. Through these organizations, GBA has assisted projects ranging from retention of Native American languages to tobacco cessation initiatives. Our partnerships are immeasurably rewarding, which is why GBA celebrates our community health center partners this National […]
HRSA has announced the 2020 Service Area Competition (SAC) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are required to complete a Service Area Competition every three years. Some may also complete a SAC more often if they have conditions placed on their grant. FQHCs demonstrating compliance with HRSA requirements and progress toward […]
As part of the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Service Area Competition (SAC), the agency is reaching out to Health Center Program award recipients to review service area patient targets. This request may be confusing for some; the process simply helps HRSA confirm that the patient targets they have on record match those […]
Three months after the catastrophic Camp Fire exploded through the Paradise area in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California, Gary Bess Associates is busy as ever. All employees, newly relocated due to the fire or not, are working remotely with tech-enabled setups in their homes. A visit to the burned area on February 1 was […]