2023 Starting With Success: Building & Enhancing Your
January 25–26, 2023
Early bird registration deadline: January 9, 2023
Two-Day Virtual Training Workshop, recommended for 9.4 CEU credits!
Starting With Success: Building and Enhancing Your Health Center, is a two-day virtual training workshop that delivers a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts training curriculum for leaders and organizations seeking a true “Health Center 101.” This training provides learners with an in-depth overview of HRSA’s Health Center Program and covers foundational elements such as Scope of Project, HRSA’s Compliance Program, and Health Center Governance, Finance, and Operations.
This training workshop is specifically targeted to new, veteran, and future health center leaders seeking an overview of HRSA’s Health Center Program Requirements and promising practices with respects to operating a Federally Qualified Community Health Center.
Organizations seeking 330-Funded or Look-Alike Status have also attended this training workshop.
View the Training Brochure for full details.
As a result of this training, you will be able to:
- Describe the fundamental components and requirements of HRSA’s Health Center Program.
- Apply key concepts related to operating and financing a health center.
- Interact with health center industry experts/colleagues and learn what makes your health center unique.
This training’s enhanced agenda features sessions on topics that cover the various domains of running a health center. See below for an a session overview. For full session descriptions, view the SWS Agenda At-A Glance.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023: Health Center Foundations
Day 1 provides learners an in-depth overview of HRSA’s Health Center Program and covers foundational elements such as Scope of Project, HRSA’s Compliance Program, and Health Center Governance.
11:00 AM: Welcome & Training Overview
11:30 am: Session 1: Health Center Program Overview
1:00 pm: Session 2: Health Center Foundations: Continuous Compliance
2:00 pm: Break
2:15 pm: Health Center Foundations: Scope of Project 101
3:30 pm: Health Center Foundations: Governance 101
4:45 pm: Day 1 Wrap Up & Workbook Review
5:00 pm: Adjourn
Thursday, January 26, 2023: Health Center Operations and Finance 101
Day 2 highlights how health centers should fulfill their mission and operationalize and finance the services they provide– including introductory sessions on health center staffing, collaborations, data monitoring and reporting, budgeting, and the sliding fee discount program.
11:00 am: Day 2 Welcome
11:10 am: Health Center Operations: Staffing Your Health Center
12:25 pm: Health Center Operations: Collaborations and Contracts
1:10 pm: Break
1:25 pm: Health Center Operations: Clinical Quality and Data
2:35 pm: Health Center Finances: Billing, Collections, and Sliding Fee Discount Program
3:35: pm: Health Center Finances: Budgeting and Reporting
4:30: Day 2 Wrap-Up & Workbook Review
Faculty for this workshop include a unique mix of staff from HRSA’s Bureau of Primary Health Care, NACHC, former health center leaders, and consultant subject matter experts.
- Representatives from the Bureau of Primary Health Care/Health Resources & Services Administration
- Emily Heard, Director, Health Center Governance, NACHC
- Ted Henson, Director, Health Center Growth & Development, NACHC
- Amanda Laramie, COO, Trainer, Coach, Coleman & Associates
- Shannon Nielson, MHA, PCMH-CCE, Owner/Principal Consultant, CURIS Consulting
- Steven Sera, AAMS, Board Chair, MHC Healthcare, Marana, AZ
- Gervean Williams, Health Center Finance, NACHC
Register below for the tools you need to balance mission, compliance financial viability, and operational excellence!
Virtual Only • January 25 – 26, 2023
Please note: This event will take place LIVE in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Registration is based on a 100 -participant capacity or the online registration
cutoff date, whichever occurs first.
Early Bird Registration Fee: $650 if received by January 9, 2023
Regular Registration Fee: $750 if received after January 9, 2023
Registration Cutoff Date (Last day to register online): January 20, 2023 or until event sells out.
View the Training Brochure for full details.
For questions or comments, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (301) 347-0400.
These projects were supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with individually noted percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.