(Live Webinar) Internal Controls: Managing Your Grant Funds (Chapters 12, 13 and 15)

February 13, 2018

Health Center Compliance Manual & Its Impact on the Program Requirements Webinar Series

This webinar series is co-sponsored by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). NACHC members are eligible for discounts on individual webinars or the entire series: check your email for the coupon codes.

In August 2017, HRSA issued the final Health Center Program Compliance Manual, providing a streamlined and consolidated resource to assist Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in understanding and demonstrating compliance with their programmatic requirements. The Manual replaces several Policy Information Notices (PINs) and Program Assistance Letters (PALs), merging prior guidance into one document that explains the statutory and regulatory mandates of each requirement, which collectively form the framework of every health center's specific program. The Manual also incorporates a new approach to "everyday compliance," addressing the elements and documentation necessary to verify compliance with each requirement as well as explicit areas of health center flexibility. The Manual has been effective since publication in August 2017.

NEW for 2018: Recently, HRSA issued a new Site Visit Protocol aligned with the Manual and reflecting a more objective assessment tool for use during both Operational Site Visits (OSVs) and on-site reviews for initial FQHC Look-Alike Designations. Currently, HRSA intends to use the new Site Visit Protocol for all on-site assessments taking place after January 22, 2018

What does that mean for health centers with upcoming grant applications and OSVs? While the requirements outlined in the Manual continue to reflect the statutory and regulatory mandates, the Manual provides both specific steps to demonstrate compliance and explicit areas where health centers retain discretion to tailor their programs appropriately. Join FTLF Partners, Marcie Zakheim, Molly Evans and Ted Waters for one or all five parts of this webinar series as they explore key differences between prior HRSA guidance and the Manual and describe the critical implications on health center operations. Participants will also learn about the new Site Visit Protocol and gather "tips" to navigate the updated on-site assessment process and establish a culture of on-going compliance.

The RECORDED WEBINAR is available either seperately or as an add-on at check out.

Course summary
Course opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
10/31/2018
Event starts: 
02/13/2018 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
02/13/2018 - 2:30pm
Cost:
$224.00
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Edward T. Waters

Serving as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992, Ted focuses his practice on helping organizations to solve problems, often in crisis situations. A national authority in the area of federal grants, particularly in the health and community service spheres, he advises clients on all aspects of program requirements, including issues such as cost-based reimbursement, governance and the never-ending list of grant administration matters. Ted’s expertise in financial, cost reporting, reimbursement, and administrative issues is widely recognized, and illustrated by his selection as a 2014 and 2015 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer in health care. Ted routinely handles challenging issues for clients such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation, deftly guiding them to a resolution. His priority is to help each organization carry out its mission and ensure that legal challenges do not distract from that focus. From his more than a decade of experience running the firm, Ted understands acutely the challenges of keeping an organization running, and offers practical, down-to-earth counsel to support organizational leaders in doing just that.  [Full Bio]

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Course opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
10/31/2018

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Cost:
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