We offer a variety of data products, tools, and programs to assist PCA and HCCN health center members with improving performance, articulating value, measuring impact, and planning for growth.
Sustainability and Growth Planning
Market Assessments analyze service areas in geographic, demographic, and economic terms, helping health centers evaluate and determine current and future patient needs and helping PCAs/HCCNs identify areas of unmet need in the state for future planning.
Strategic Planning Facilitation walks health centers through the process of assessing key opportunities and challenges, identifying environmental influences, examining operating systems, establishing objectives, mobilizing staff and other stakeholders, and distilling information into actions, using our toolkit.
Advancing Financial & Operational Strength provides health center staff at all levels with in-depth training and resources related to financial and operational benchmarking; revenue cycle management; aligning people, place and process; capital planning; and performance improvement (to name a few) to improve business operations and financial health. The program launched in 2015 in California and has expanded in partnership with PCAs in to Missouri, Massachusetts, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
Financial Modeling for Payment Reform Financial Modeling for Payment Reform helps health centers understand the impact of changes to reimbursement models on their operations. Forecasts revenues based on fee-for-service, capitation and/or hybrid payment systems.
Operations and Financial Management
Performance Evaluation Profiles provide multi-year performance trends, benchmarking the results
against state, national, and peer medians across 73 financial and operational metrics
Cost of Care Resources help health centers calculate costs to operate efficiently and prepare for changing reimbursement.
Operations and Transition Planning defines the most effective and efficient methodology for delivering services in the facility.
Capital Project Financing
Capital Project Planning offers assistance in developing the rationale, justification and detailed plans necessary to complete a successful facilities expansion or renovation project.
Financing Assistance helps health centers determine its plan of finance, complete its business plan and financial projections, obtain credit enhancement (if necessary), and structure and obtain the most favorable sources of financing through a variety of sources, including through USDA, New Markets Tax Credit financing, and the HRSA Loan Guarantee Program.
Health Center Value and Impact
Value & Impact Analysis reports utilize key metrics from our database and IMPLAN economic modeling software to help health centers evaluate and communicate their value to payers, policy makers, and community stakeholders.