The Billing Learning Team meets every other month to discuss billing and coding issues concerning FQHCs. Typically, the billing manager represents the health center at the meetings.
The Financial Directors Round table meets every month to discuss financial and operations issues pertaining to FQHCs. Typically the finance director or CFO represents the health center at the meetings.
The Health Information Technology Workgroup convenes quarterly to discuss health information topics and national strategic initiatives identified by group consensus. Typically Chief Information Officers (CIO) or other IT support staff represent the health centers at the meetings.
The Medical Directors Round table gathers regularly to exchange information and ideas, learn, and support one another in their role as the lead health center clinical administrator. Typically, the health center Medical Director and/or Associate Medical Director represents their practice at the MDR gatherings. The MDR is lead by Dr. Keith Horwood and Dr. Christina Gallop.
The Pharmacy Round table meets quarterly to discuss the latest 340b news affecting health centers, Pharmacy Services Program news, and medication alerts. Additionally, the group works on improvements regarding patient/pharmacy safety. The group holds peer group discussions of various issues facing in-clinic pharmacies. Attendees are AUCH member location in-clinic pharmacists.
The Public Affairs Committee convenes monthly to monitor and evaluate key policy issues at the federal and state level, and develop a strategy for addressing those issues. Typically, the Executive Director represents the health center or organization at the meetings.
The Association for Utah Community Health has teamed with Qualis Health to provide technical assistance and support in PCMH practice transformation and recognition/accreditation efforts. AUCH & Qualis Health will provide support, training and technical assistance to help members effectively transformm and apply PCMH content and gain the facilitation skills necessary to become effective PCMH practice coaches. This dual approach will provide immediate support for member health centers while creating an avenue for sustainable transformation by building state-wide capacity for continued practice transformation support.