Part I: What Does It Mean to Be a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike?

September 22, 2020

The webinars in Applying for the FQHC Look-Alike Designation: The Legal "Dos and Don'ts" webinar series and can be purchased individually or as part of the series. To purchase the full series, click here.


In Part I of this series, participants will explore what it means to be a “FQHC Look-Alike.”  Key topics include (i) basic eligibility requirements, in particular establishing your corporate structure and defining the “medically underserved area / population” to be served by your Look-Alike program; (ii) an overview of the current Look-Alike application and review process; and (iii) an introduction to the “Health Center Program Compliance Manual,” which is the basis for your program-related requirements.

The On-Demand version of this webinar will be available for purchase after the conclusion of the live webinar. 

Series Description

Many types of clinics have realized the benefits of securing designation as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike.  Applying for such designation, however, can be a daunting process.  In addition to drafting the application, preparation requires extensive research, planning, and familiarity with the many underlying Health Center Program requirements.  It is also important to consider that your application sets forth numerous legal representations regarding how your organization will structure and operationalize its FQHC Look-Alike program, in accordance with the Health Center Program requirements, so assuring the application is accurate and thorough is of paramount importance.

As attorneys who have worked with FQHC grantees and Look-Alikes for decades, we are intimately familiar with the Health Center Program requirements.  We have also seen first-hand how an application can present significant legal headaches if not drafted and/or implemented properly.  During this two-part webinar series, we will provide an overview of what it means to be a “FQHC Look-Alike,” and discuss some common pitfalls in designing your Look-Alike program as well as tips for avoiding those pitfalls. Whether you are an existing clinic looking to transition into the FQHC world, or an organization exploring a new FQHC Look-Alike start-up, this series will provide the foundation necessary to proceed with your application.

Target Audience

  • Executive Leadership / Staff
  • Grants Management Staff
  • Compliance Staff

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify the eligibility requirements that must be met to become a FQHC Look-Alike
  • Navigate the Look-Alike application process
  • Understand the importance of the Health Center Program Compliance Manual and which requirements apply to Look-Alike organizations
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Certificate of Attendance
  • 1.50 CPE
    FTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
Course opens: 
07/10/2020
Course expires: 
12/30/2020
Event starts: 
09/22/2020 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
09/22/2020 - 2:15pm
Cost:
$150.00

CARRIE RILEY

Carrie Riley is a Partner in the health law practice group. She counsels a wide variety of health care clients, including Title X grantees and subrecipeints, and other private and public health care providers, on contracting, regulatory compliance, fraud and abuse, and reimbursement matters. Carrie also provides counsel on transactional matters, including formation and agreements for multi-provider affiliations/joint ventures, general contracting, and residency training arrangements. Prior to going to law school, Carrie worked at a Title X regional training center for several years.  [Full Bio]

MARCIE ZAKHEIM

A partner at the firm, Marcie specializes in health care law, particularly in the areas of federal grants, grant-related requirements and grants management related to the federal health center program. Health centers turn to Marcie as a resource for knowing not only the letter of the law, but also the likely interpretation of requirements by federal policymakers, including the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). [Full Bio]

Participants can earn up to 1.50 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.

ATTENDEE REQUIREMENTS FOR CPE CREDIT

If you purchase CPE credit for this webinar you must satisfy the following conditions in order to receive your certificate:

  1. Answer at least 5 of the 7 polling questions during the webinar
  2. Complete the evaluation survey after the conclusion of the webinar or in the follow-up email

Upon completion of these requirements, FTLF will email you your CPE Certificate within five (5) business days.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: Executive Leadership / Staff; Grants Management Staff; Compliance Staff
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
  • Attendance Requirements: In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to five (5) out of seven (7) polling questions.

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website www.nasbaregistry.org (formerly www.learningmarket.org).

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Certificate of Attendance
  • 1.50 CPE
    FTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Price

Cost:
$150.00
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