That is why I introduced legislation to defund Planned Parenthood and redirect those dollars to federally qualified health centers
that provide actual comprehensive care and family planning services for women.
1 Planned Parenthood sites are more likely than others to take steps to facilitate contraceptive method choice and uptake Full range of methods offered Planned Parenthood 93% Health departments 61% Federally qualified health centers
52% Same-day IUD/implant insertion Planned Parenthood 81% Health departments 29% Federally qualified health centers
25% Pills dispensed on-site Planned Parenthood 83% Health departments 76% Federally qualified health centers
34% Source: Guttmacher Institute.
There is no equivalence between PPFA, where nearly one of every eight clients are sold abortions, and Federally Qualified Health Centers
(FQHCs) that provide all kinds of healthcare to all ages-without any abortions.
HHSC recently hired a women's health coordinator who will be working with providers to improve the referral process for patients who need additional services from a federally qualified health center
or rural health clinic, she said.
Telemedicine services hospitals provide to patients by setting 2011 2011 Most All Wired Consultations and office visits Physician offices 27% 45% Hospital 42 70 Critical access hospital 21 34 Rural health clinic 19 33 Federally qualified health center
9 20 Phamacologic management Physician offices 13% 23% Hospital 20 41 Critical access hospital 14 27 Rural health clinic 10 22 Federally qualified health center
6 13 Psychiatric examination and psychotherapy Physician offices 15% 29% Hospital 26 42 Critical access hospital 17 28 Rural health clinic 14 25 Federally qualified health center
7 14 Source: Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Survey, 2011
Goertz: Federally Qualified Health Centers
that participate will be paid care management fees only for the Medicare beneficiaries attributed to them.
The common denominator that binds them together in an effective safety net is a set of Federal requirements, compliance with which allows them to be designated as Federally Qualified Health Centers
Third, the center must meet all the requirements for Federally Qualified Health Centers
and look-alikes under the appropriate federal statutory scheme.
To increase access to primary and preventive care services for individuals living in medically underserved communities, Congress authorized federally qualified health centers
(FQHC) as a health care facility type and established requirements for Medicare coverage and payment as FQHCs under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1990.
Authorize $15 million in HIT grants to CMHCs, similar to those now available to federally qualified health centers
(FQHCs), to drive adoption of additional infrastructure, including the development of health information exchanges (HIEs), which will be needed to support the transmission and exchange of interoperable health information between providers.
Referrals to permanent medical homes, complete with navigators to help with the transition, are made primarily to the federally qualified health centers
Provide grants for up to three years to employ and provide training to family nurse practitioners who provide primary care in federally qualified health centers
and nurse managed health clinics