Institute for Health Policy at Michigan State University / Tuesday, September 27, 2016 / Categories: Value Based Payment, Data Demonstrating Health Center Value An Evaluation of the Cost Efficiency of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC ‘Look-Alikes’ Operating in Michigan A Review of Recent Research on Health Center Cost of Care This 2014 Michigan study compared Medicaid utilization of adults served by a health center to those who did not. The study builds on 2006 findings published by McRae et al in 2006 by enhancing the methodology used to attribute a patient to a health center for comparison purposes. The findings align with other studies demonstrating a lower monthly cost per Medicaid member. Resource Links A link to the original Evaluation of the Cost Efficiency of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC ‘Look-Alikes’ Operating in Michigan PDF articleMichigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) contracted with the Michigan State University Institute for Health Policy (IHP) for the evaluation of the cost efficiency of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) serving Michigan's Medicaid population. Previous Article Are Health Centers Cost Effective? Next Article Value of Community Health Centers Study Tags: value evidence data health centers research Print 2624 Related Resources Health Center Value Proposition Template Value of Community Health Centers Study Are Health Centers Cost Effective? Please login or register to post comments.