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Become A Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer!

HITEQ Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer Badge

Supporting young patients in achieving and maintaining a healthy BMI and living healthy, active lives is critical to their ability to live full, healthy, and happy lives. Health centers improve the health of their patients and community by addressing child and adolescent weight.

The resources below are the product of a HRSA-MCHB collaboration, highlighting important evidence-based tools from Bright Futures as well as tools from HITEQ to improve the use of your EHR and health IT systems to support implementation of promising practice.

Visit the 4 part webinar series and their related resources linked below on this page and then fill out the submission form on the right and you will be rewarded with a Childhood Obesity Preventer badge!​ 

This is an official badge that is submitted by the HITEQ Center as a proof of completion to the blockchain. Your badge can be added to profiles such as LinkedIn and verified through accreditation services such as Accredible and Open Badge.

 

Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer Resources

HHS Telemedicine Hack: Billing and Reimbursement: How to Do it Properly and Ensure Compliance

HHS Webinar

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Although telemedicine use has grown exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic, many ambulatory providers still lack the knowledge and skills needed to implement video-based telemedicine into their practices. To support wide adoption of telemedicine, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response partnered with the ECHO Institute at the University of New Mexico and the Public Health Foundation’s TRAIN Learning Network to deliver a 10-week, virtual peer-to-peer learning community called Telemedicine Hack.

Self-measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Monitoring

American Medical Association Webinar

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National experts in self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring from the American Medical Association (AMA) provided an overview of how clinical care teams can use SMBP with their patients. This presentation also reviewed recent changes regarding reimbursement for SMBP-related services, national quality metrics and a resource to assist in choosing a validated home blood pressure measurement device.

More info about our AMA panelists below.

AMA's 7-step SMBP Quick Guide:
http://www.ama-assn.org/smbp-guide

HIV-related Care Interactive Infographics

Opportunities for improvements in Health Centers

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From January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018, 2,035,469 medical patients (8.54%) of the United States' 23,827,122 total medical patients served at health centers received HIV tests. In this article, we provide a number of dashboards and infographics that help states dig into their HIV related data and identify opportunities for improvement or benchmarking. 

Maximizing Telemedicine to Meet Patient and Practice Needs

A Primary Care Development Corporation Webinar

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Participants of this Primary Care Development Corporation webinar can expect to learn to:
1. Define telehealth vs telemedicine
2. Clarify patient and provider eligibility for telemedicine encounters
3. Discuss types of telehealth encounters and telehealth solutions
4. Outline changes to telemedicine billing codes and documentation requirements
5. Discuss motivational interviewing strategies specific to telehealth

Presenters: Nicki Andrews, MPH, Maia Morse, MPH, CPC, Sarahjane Rath, MPH, CHES

Billing and Coding for HIV Prevention: PrEP, Screening, and Linkage to Care

Developed by NASTAD, updated in 2018

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As part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) cooperative agreement, NASTAD released a Billing Coding Guide for HIV Prevention: PrEP, Screening, and Linkage Services. The guide, developed in collaboration with a coding consultant and the HIV Medicine Association, was updated in 2018. It assists health departments and other providers (such as health centers!) to navigate billing and reimbursement for HIV prevention services. 

Medicare Billing Information for Rural Providers and Suppliers

Rural billing information and resources

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This document, published by CMS, provides rural billing information and resources for Critical Access Hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Home Health Agencies, Rural Health Clinics, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Swing Beds. This resource is intended to be a general summary of provider specific billing information and act as a reference to help improve billing practices.

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Acknowledgements

This resource collection was cultivated and developed by the HITEQ team with valuable suggestions and contributions from HITEQ Project collaborators.

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The Quadruple Aim
Quadruple Aim

A Conceptual Framework

Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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