Health centers play a critical role in the delivery of high quality, comprehensive care to nearly 2.4 million medically underserved Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare patients currently make up 9 percent of all health center patients nationally, and many health centers serve far more, especially those located in rural areas. In fact, Medicare patients make up at least 15 percent of total patients at roughly one out of every five health centers.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ website for the Medicare program. Includes information on Medicare policy.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ site for information specific to FQHCs and Medicare, including policy updates and CMS manuals.
- Health Centers and Medicare: Caring for America’s Seniors May 04, 2016 Fact Sheet
- Medicare FQHC Reimbursement Updates CY22 Dec 01, 2021 Fact Sheet
- NACHC Physician Fee Schedule CY22 Comment Letter Dec 03, 2021 PDFs/Documents