Federal Health Centers [electronic resource].
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (43 pages), digital, PDF file
- Provides overview of Federal health center program, including its statutory authority, program requirements, and appropriation levels. Describes health centers in general, where they are located, their patient population, and some outcomes associated with health center use. Reviews Federal programs available to assist health center operations, including federally qualified health center (FQHC) designation for Medicare and Medicaid payments. Discusses issues for Congress such as potential effects of health care reform on health centers, health center workforce, and financial considerations for health centers in the context of changing Federal and State budgets. Includes appendixes that describe FQHC payments for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries served at health centers, and programs that are similar to health centers but not authorized in Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act. Includes tables.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- CRS Report.
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- Technical Details:
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