(Recorded Webinar) Part III: Diagnostic and Complex Services
Part III of this webinar series will address the development and implementation of a Sliding Fee Discount Program for diagnostic and complex services, including:
- Diagnostic laboratory and radiological services
- Professional services that include supplies and equipment, such as dental and vision care
- Bundled services, such as Medication Assisted Treatment and Chronic Care Management
One of the main tenets of the Health Center Program is the assurance provided by each health center to its target population and community that no patient will be denied health care services due to an individual's or family’s inability to pay for such services. Design, development and implementation of an effective Sliding Fee Discount Program (SFDP) is vital to meeting this core requirement. However, the recent introduction into health centers’ scopes of more complex services and treatments and the expansion of elements required by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) have led to a greater degree of difficulty in establishing a SFDP that is reasonable, operative and compliant, while achieving the goals of minimizing financial barriers and ensuring access to care.
This series of four (4) ninety (90) minute webinars will introduce participants to the basic elements of all SFDPs and will provide targeted advice and tips on the application of the SFDP to complicated situations and multi-faceted services.
- Health center executive staff
- Financial leadership and staff, including billing and collection staff
- Administrative / operations staff
- Compliance officers
- Leadership and staff for diagnostic services, and dental and vision care departments
- Other staff assisting with the development and implementation of the Sliding fee Discount Program
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand the application of the Sliding Fee Discount Program (SFDP) in the context of diagnostic and complex services;
- Identify compliance risks related to implementing a SFDP for diagnostic and complex services; and
- Analyze whether the health center’s arrangements for diagnostic and complex services meet current Federal requirements.
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]
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