Financial Management & Reimbursement

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NACHC offers practical and accessible technical support and training for Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and their accounting staff and revenue cycle team to help them meet the dynamic challenges of a community health center’s financial management system. Services include seminars, toolkits, and direct technical assistance covering everything you need to know for HRSA Section 330 Grant management, revenue cycles, cash-flow management, forecasting, reimbursement and more. NACHC’s training programs benefit from the technical expertise of a former health center CFO and other content experts.

Gain Valuable Skills

  • Recognize the key business aspects of efficient health center financial operations.
  • Develop effective operational budgets and evaluate the influence of grant requirements on health center systems.
  • Identify key drivers of profitability for a prospective payment system that incorporates successful coding, billing, collections, and accounts receivable.
  • Implement practices for better reimbursement rates and Relative Value Unit (RVU) capacity.
  • Accurately complete timely and meaningful cost reports for CMS and others.
  • Discover approaches for favorable contract negotiations.
  • Leverage technology to produce quality data that leads to informed decision making.

Upcoming 2022-2023 Training Events


Core Competency Training

Now open for registration!

Introduction to Community Health Center Finance (Intro to CHC Finance)
December 1 – 2, 2022 | Charleston, SC
Early Bird Registration Deadline: November 17
A Hybrid Event
The Introduction to Community Health Center Finance (Intro to CHC Finance) training workshop is designed to provide an orientation to financial management, accounting principles, and terminology unique to health centers as well as an in-depth focus on 330 grant management, including the elements of the scope of services, and reporting.
Learn more and register.

2023 Financial Operations Management Level 1 (FOM 1)
January 18–19 | Savannah, GA
Early Bird Registration Deadline: January 4, 2023!
A Hybrid Event
NACHC’s FOM 1 Training Workshop is an intermediate level, in-depth exploration of grants management, budgeting, profitability, and Medicare cost reporting designed for health center CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Controllers, Finance Managers, and accountants. This intermediate-level seminar approved for up to 13.8 CPE credits.
Learn more and register.

Save the date!

  • Financial Operations Management Seminar Level 2 (FOM 2) | Hybrid • April 5 – 6, 2023 • New Orleans, LA
  • Financial Operations Management Seminar Level 3 (FOM 3) | Hybrid • Early Spring 2023
  • Revenue Cycle 360° (Rev Cycle 360°) Seminar | Hybrid • June 21 – 22, 2023 • Las Vegas, NV

Mentoring & Online Learning

  • Finance Office Hours for Health Centers with recorded sessions:
    • Year-end Considerations
    • 340B Financial Strategies
    • Fiscal Cliff, Provider Relief Funds, and Cares Act
  • New Chief Financial Officer Leadership Institute (CFOI), 6 month learning collaborative
  • Revenue Cycle Learning Collaborative

Tools, Resources and Updates

  • Financial management issue briefs
  • Finance manual with policy templates
  • New revenue recognition accounting standard
  • Revenue from contracts with customers

COVID-19 Response and Support

Educational programs are tailored and constantly updated to meet ongoing challenges. COVID19 specific resources can be found in the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse and resource pages. Examples include:


Quick TTA Resources

NACHC’s TTA programs are 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 0 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.