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OACHC Updates
Friday, October 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Program »
Please see below information from the Ohio Department of Health re Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Program.  Of particular note...
Friday, October 9, 2020
CMO News - October 2020 »
Read the Full October CMO News Here! UDS Clinical Measures Handout Going Home Checklist SAMHSA Burnout &am...
Thursday, October 8, 2020
CMO News - August 2020 »
Read The Full CMO News Here! OACHC Best Practices August 2020 Going Home Checklist BH...
Thursday, October 8, 2020
CMO News - September 2020 »
  Read the Full CMO News Here About Accuvax Sheet Accushelf Benefits Stratus Languages Strat...
Thursday, August 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Per BPHC, FQHCs are NOT required to participate in the Uninsured Claims Program »
In an FAQ issued on Aug 20, BPHC stated that FQHCs may participate in the HRSA Uninsured Claims Program, but did not state...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rapid Testing Information »
CLIA waived rapid testing platform information:   https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/coronavirus-testin...
Monday, July 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ODM Extends Medicaid’s Emergency Telehealth Rules to November 14, 2020 »
In their continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and following the Governor DeWine’s recent executive order , the...
Friday, July 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Process to Request State COVID-19 Tests »
The state of Ohio has been allocating testing supplies to local jurisdictions during the past few months. ODH is now tra...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apply for FCC COVID Telehealth Funds But Not Awarded? »
On July 8, the FCC distributed the last of the $200 million it received for its COVID-19 Telehealth program. To support ef...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Information: Inform Policymakers of COVID-19 Testing Challenges »
NACHC is seeking input from health centers on COVID-19 testing challenges (SARS-CoV-2 virus detection only) they have expe...
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor DeWine's Guidance on K-12 School and the Public Health Advisory Alert System »
Governor DeWine has released his guidance for the 2020-21 K-12 School Year as well as information on the Ohio Public Healt...
Friday, June 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eligibility Clarified for FTCA Coverage During the COVID-19 Pandemic »
  HRSA has issued a particularized determination for health center providers that clarifies eligibility for FTCA c...
Friday, June 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two important notes for CHCs who send COVID specimens to outside labs for analysis re HRSA Uninsured »
If your Health Center collects COVID specimens from patients and then send them out to a lab for processing, please note t...
Monday, June 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Face Covering Order »
The Partnership Center is supporting the U.S Department for Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Emergency Mana...
Monday, June 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
BPHC COVID-19 Survey Update; Please Respond Weekly! »
The Bureau of Primary Health Care has circulated the following for all FQHCS and Look-Alikes. OACHC relies on this data to...
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Public Service Announcement & Resources for Your Practice »
As medical practices begin to reopen and resume elective surgeries and procedures, we know it is critical that Ohioans are...
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community and Faith-Based Culturally Competent Stigma Reduction Funding Opportunity »
In support of Governor Mike DeWine’s commitment to the Investment in Ohio’s Future, the Office of Faith-Based and Communit...
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Health Centers Expand Access to Testing »
Ohio Community Health Centers offer safe care at a safe place, connecting Ohioans to COVID-19 Testing READ MORE &n...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Background Information on COVID Uninsured Claims »
NACHC recently worked with Feldsman Tucker Liefer Fidell to create a revised analysis on the uninsured claims program. The...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Direct Relief Launches the COVID-19 Response Fund for Community Health Centers »
Direct Relief has launched the COVID-19 Response Fund for Community Health in recognition of the profound effects that the...
Friday, May 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New and Expanded Flexibilities for RHCs & FQHCs »
New and Expanded Flexibilities for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) During the C...
Friday, May 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Issues New 'Stay Safe' Order Through May 29 »
State officials on Friday issued a new "stay safe" order that extends key portions of a stay-at-home order that expires at...
Friday, May 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeWine Administration Adds Online Resources for Health Care »
Check out these online resources on ODH’s COVID-19 webpage including the  Responsible RestartOhio A Guide For Healt...
Thursday, April 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeWine Rolls Out Plans to Restart Ohio’s Economy »
  On April 27, Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, and Dr. Acton, MD, MPH, made several major announcements rega...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Reevaluates Accelerated Payment Program and Suspends Advance Payment Program »
On April 26 CMS announced that following the payment of over $100 billion to healthcare providers and suppliers through th...
Monday, April 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 »
Manufacturing: The Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 has launched an online marketplace to match organizations...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rainbow PUSH Coalition, National Medical Association Response to COVID-19: A Public Health Manifesto »
Just as the sun rises in the East and sets in the West, COVID-19 has emerged as a global threat. In the United States the...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH’s Updated COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines »
Click here to view the most recent COVID-19 treatment guidelines from the National Institutes of Health.   &n...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Publishes List of NIOSH-Approved N95 Respirators »
Click here to view the CDC List of NIOSH-Approved N95 Respirators.     QUESTIONS OR CON...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guidance on the Use of Asynchronous Telehealth Modalities »
Please see the BH MITS Bits with guidance on the use of asynchronous Medicaid telehealth modalities.  ...
Monday, April 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enhanced Medicare Reimbursement for Telehealth Services »
On Friday afternoon, CMS announced its guidance allowing FQHCs and RHCs to receive enhanced Medicare reimbursement for tel...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Critical Equipment Clearinghouse »
Project N95 is the National Critical Equipment Clearinghouse for healthcare providers on the frontline during the COVID-19...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Expanded "financial options" document outlines grants, loans, tax credits, & other options »
  NACHC updated and expanded its document (formerly called the "Cashflow document") outlining financial resources...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Providing Care to Homeless Populations During the Pandemic »
    OACHC partnered with COHHIO to connect Ohio’s homeless service providers with FQHCs during...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insurers must pay full cost of COVID-19 testing – and FQHCs must post their fees on public website »
Federal law now requires all health insurers (except short-term plans) to cover all costs associated with COVID-19 testing...

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