This general resources page is a list of various online resources compiled to provide health centers with valuable information and/or training and technical assistance on a variety of topic areas. We encourage you to explore this page and check back often, as it will be regularly updated based on health center feedback and needs identified.
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- New Access Point (NAP), Service Area Competition (SAC) and Look-alike (LAL) Resource Center
CHCANYS has compiled the tools and resources to support health centers as they prepare their NAP, SAC and LAL applications, specifically completion of Forms 4, 9, and 10
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Development –Technical Assistance (TA) Community Development Resource Page
This page provides tools helpful in documenting the needs of target population.
- Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike Designation
Public and private non-profit health care organizations may apply for FQHC Look-Alike designation (designation without section 330 funding) at any time. The review process takes about four months. FQHC Look-Alikes must meet the same program requirements as FQHCs that receive section 330 funding and are eligible for many of the same benefits. To access the Look Alike application, click here.
CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule - 1 Year Later (2018 Webinar Series)
NY FQHCs can access the 4-part webinar series on the CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule and its requirements hosted by the CHCANYS Emergency Management Team. This series of free webinars provided information and relevant updates about the origins and the structure of the Rule, its specific requirements for FQHCs as part of Conditions of Participation in the Medicare program, practical tips for implementation and operationalizing its elements, and specific considerations for New York facilities.
- Apexus’ 340B University Online
Apexus offers 340B University, a foundational and award-winning educational program designed to meet the practical needs of the 340B Prime Vendor Program (PVP) participants and other program stakeholders.
- HRSA 340B Compliance Improvement Guide
This Guide was developed by faculty and experts and drawn from actual high-performing 340B covered entities that form the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 340B Peer-to-Peer Program.
- Association for Clinicians Underserved STAR² Center
The STAR² Center is a project of the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU). ACU is a transdisciplinary membership organization working on behalf of the NHSC and clinicians who provide care to the underserved.
- Doctors Across New York
Doctors Across New York (DANY) is a series of state-funded programs enacted in 2008 to help train and place physicians in a variety of settings and specialties to care for New York's diverse population.
- National Health Service Corps
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) builds healthy communities by supporting qualified health care providers dedicated to working in areas of the United States with limited access to care. Through its scholarships and loan repayment options, NHSC enables health centers in rural, urban, and frontier communities to compete with private medical practices and prevent a growing primary health care shortage.
- NURSE Corps
NURSE Corps awards scholarships and loan repayment to nurses, nursing students, and nurse faculty.
- The Weitzman Institute
The Weitzman Institute (WI) is a unique organization dedicated to research and innovation in primary care. WI’s Efforts include development of training to expand health centers’ strategies to recruit, develop, and retain clinical workforce.
- Bureau of Health Professions Shortage Designations Branch
The Shortage Designation Branch in the HRSA Bureau of Health Professions National Center for Health Workforce Analysis develops shortage designation criteria and uses them to decide whether or not a geographic area or population group is a Health Professional Shortage Area or a Medically Underserved Area or Population. To access this information, click here.
- Center for Health Workforce Studies
A not-for-profit research organization whose mission is to provide timely, accurate data and conduct policy-relevant research about the health workforce. The Center's work assists health, professional, and education organizations; policy makers and planners; and other stakeholders in understanding issues related to the supply, demand, distribution, and use of health workers.
- New York State Value Based Payment Roadmap
New York State has released A Path Toward Value-Based Payment: Roadmap for Medicaid Payment Reform, outlining ambitious statewide plans to move 80-90 percent of managed care payments to providers from fee-for-service to Value Based Payment (VBP) by 2020.
- Center for Health Care Strategies’ Guide to Navigating the NYS VBP Roadmap
Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) brings together state and federal agencies, health plans, providers, and community-based organizations to advance models of organizing, financing, and delivering health care services.
- New York State Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the creator of the nation’s leading patient-centered medical home (PCMH) program, collaborated with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to develop a customized PCMH Recognition Program that supports the state’s initiative to improve primary care through the medical home model and promote the Triple Aim: better health, lower costs and better patient experience.
- Health Outreach Partners
Health Outreach Partners (HOP) provides T/TA on outreach and enabling services (e.g., transportation), program planning and development, needs assessments and evaluation, and community collaboration, particularly targeting migrant and seasonal agricultural workers.
- Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN)
Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) provides T/TA on all aspects of clinical care and issues impacting migratory and seasonal agricultural worker patients, providers and clinic systems through consultation, patient tracking, bridge case management, and clinical education.
- National Center for Farmworker Health
National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) specializes in T/TA related to health center governance, administration and patient education designed to enhance health centers’ delivery of services for the MSAWs and their families.
- National LGBT Health Education Center
The National LGBT Health Education Center provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health centers with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for LGBT people.
- National Health Care for the Homeless Council
National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) works to eliminate homelessness by providing comprehensive T/TA to health centers and look-alikes using over 25 years of experience working with communities to improve delivery of health care for people experiencing homelessness.
Integrating Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Settings provided by Boston University Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health
In 2015, Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice was awarded funding to be the Dissemination and Evaluation Center (DEC) for the “Dissemination of Evidence Informed Interventions” project, though the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration’s HIV/AIDS Bureau, National Training and Technical Assistance. As part of that initiative, the DEC collaborated with Chinazo Cunningham, M.D, M.S. and Paula Lum, MD, MPH to build the Integration of Buprenorphine in HIV Primary Care Settings intervention manual.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) oversees one of the nation’s largest addiction services systems with approximately 1,600 prevention, treatment and recovery programs. OASAS chemical dependence treatment programs have an average daily enrollment of nearly 100,000 people and serve approximately 234,000 individuals every year.
The Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP)
The Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP) is committed to working together to support organizations, groups and individuals that prevent and alleviate the profound personal, social and economic consequences of alcoholism and substance abuse in New York State.
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services (SUD-MH)
The fiscal year (FY) 2018 Expanding Access to Quality Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services (SUD-MH) supplemental funding opportunity provides support to HRSA-funded health centers to implement and advance evidence-based strategies to expand access to integrated substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health services.