Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinar

Potential Roles for Rural Ambulance Services in COVID-19 Vaccination

January 27, 2021

This webinar will cover potential roles for rural ambulance services in the COVID-19 vaccination. This event is supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and coordinated by TASC, a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center. 

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

February MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

February 18, 2021

MBQIP VKGs provide a networking opportunity for state Flex Programs and subcontractors. Topics for discussion are determined based on MBQIP Data Reports, technical assistance trends and requests.

Upcoming Reverse Site Visit

2021 Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV)

July 20, 2021 to July 22, 2021

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV) is an opportunity for state Flex Programs to make connections, share best practices and gather lessons learned to better engage and empower CAHs in activities to support healthy rural communities.

Past Events

Past Webinar

Front-end Revenue Cycle Improvement: Patient Registration

January 21, 2021

The last session of the Revenue Cycle Improvement webinar series, Front-end Revenue Cycle Improvement: Patient Registration, will review best practice patient registration and pre-arrival strategies, and discuss KPIs used to measure and benchmark registration performance.

Past Webinar

Charge Capture Improvement and Best Practices

January 19, 2021

The third session of the Revenue Cycle Improvement webinar series, Charge Capture Improvement and Best Practices, will provide an overview of charge capture opportunities.

Past Webinar

Telehealth Coding and Billing to Maximize Reimbursement

January 14, 2021

The second session of the Revenue Cycle Improvement webinar series, Telehealth Coding and Billing to Maximize Reimbursement, will provide an overview of coding, billing and reimbursement updates for telehealth and virtual communication services in CY2021.

Past Webinar

2021 CMS Coding Updates

January 12, 2021

The first session of the Revenue Cycle Improvement webinar series, CMS 2021 Coding Updates, will provide updates to the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule regarding telehealth, E&M documentation and code changes, fee-for-service reimbursement impact, and RHC service expansion.

Past Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Carryover and Flex Grant Management

January 12, 2021

Understand the HHS carryover process and necessary steps required. Hear from Flex programs that have utilized carryover Flex funds. Hear examples of Flex programs shifting activities to avoid the carryover process.

Past Webinar

What’s Your 2021 Story? The Art of Storytelling

December 17, 2020

In this eighth and final webinar of the 8-part series, Communication Strategies for Community Outreach and Education, you’ll leave inspired and energized to go out and tell the story of your rural health organization.

Past Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Flex Program Staff Engagement, Wellness Best Practices, and Staff Satisfaction

December 17, 2020

Discover staff engagement and wellness best practices for building Flex Program longevity. Identify employee satisfaction opportunities within different organization types (state government, non-profit, and university). Share innovative ways to celebrate Flex program successes.

Past Webinar

Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project Kick-Off Webinar

December 17, 2020

Please join us to learn further details on the new Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project, eligibility requirements to participate, details regarding the application process, as well as an overview of technical assistance that will be provided to selected applicants. 

Past Webinar

Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project State Partner Kick-Off Webinar

December 14, 2020

Please join us to learn further details on the new Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project, eligibility requirements to participate, details regarding the application process, as well as an overview of technical assistance that will be provided to selected applicants. 

Past MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

MBQIP Data Reports and Resource Review

December 3, 2020

Explore the updated MBQIP Data Reports and understand how to make use of them. Review available resources to support MBQIP at the state and hospital level in the context of the results of the Annual RQITA Assessment. Discuss additional MBQIP resource and support needs and requests.

Past Webinar

How to Communicate Who You Truly Are as an Organization

December 3, 2020

In this sixth webinar of the 8-part series, Communication Strategies for Community Outreach and Education, learn to develop an image that aligns with your organization’s vision and future growth strategy.

Past Webinar

WEBINAR: Ensuring Health Across Rural Minnesota in 2030

November 25, 2020

This webinar will explain this study, funded by the Mayo Foundation, on trends and disruptors of health care, creating a roadmap that will ensure health across rural Minnesota in 2030 through elevated rural health policy.

Past Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Evaluation Performance Improvement

November 23, 2020

State the purpose, components, and uses of program evaluation. Recall common performance improvement opportunities in program evaluation. Through an accompanying self-assessment, recognize their Flex program’s strengths, challenges, and barriers with program evaluation.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD CARES Act Reporting Guidance and FAQ Webinar

November 13, 2020

The purpose of this webinar with BKD experts is to share critical information hospitals need to be aware of as we are rapidly approaching the COVID-19 reporting deadline. This is a brief presentation on CARES Act Reporting and Q&A on the newly released guidance.

Past Workshop

FORHP Flex Program Virtual Workshop

November 9, 2020 to November 16, 2020

The goal of the FORHP Flex Program Virtual Workshop is to provide new or existing Flex Program staff an orientation to the Flex Program. Attendance at this event is open only to state Flex grantees.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Integration of Rural Health Clinics and Hospitals

November 5, 2020

Discuss the benefits of integration of primary care and rural hospitals, particularly regarding population health, value payment, and care coordination work. Explain how rural health networks enhance patient care, integrate services, and support the health of the people in their service areas.

Past Webinar

Price Transparency Guide

November 4, 2020

This SHIP Technical Assistance (TA) Webinar focused on the new Price Transparency Guide scheduled for published on November 4, 2020. The webinar covered the Pricing Transparency Guide, resources, and templates.

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