Contracting As DMC & SMH Providers: A Financial Analysis

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With the passage of SB 323, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and Regional Health Centers (RHC) have the option to choose to contract as Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) or Specialty Mental Health (SMH) providers. Entering into a contractual relationship will introduce complications that must be addressed explicitly in the contract and will create requirements for the FQHC that are significantly different than the requirements associated with standard FQHC practice and therefore should be carefully considered. 

This webinar is one in a two-part series that explores the financial and programmatic implications of contracting as a DMC or SMH provider. In this 90-minute webinar, the speaker will focus on the financial burden and benefits health centers should consider. Information presented will equip attendees with the knowledge to hold conversations with senior leadership about the business potential of contracting with the county. Topic covered include: cost allocation methodologies, and the difference in cost report processes.

  • Understand how the program and financial requirements of SMH/DMC differ from the standard FQHC scope of service;
  • Identify reimbursement considerations for SMH/DMC that should be accounted for in financial modeling.

  • Patricia Aguilera, Consultant

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3/28/2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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