Flex Program Fundamentals

Flex Program Fundamentals: An Introduction to the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program is designed to be used by both new and current Flex Program staff as an orientation manual and as a guide to helpful resources.

The guide includes:

  • A summary of the history and focus areas of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program, and the core competencies for state Flex Programs.
  • An explanation of the role played by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy in the Flex Program.
  • A description of the work of the Technical Assistance and Services Center.
  • An overview of the Flex Monitoring Team and the research its staff conduct.
  • A description of the work of the Rural Quality Improvement Technical Assistance staff.
  • A listing of relevant Flex Coordinator resources.

 

Section 1: Introduction to the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program

 

Section 2: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)

 

Section 3: Introduction to the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC)

 

Section 4: Flex Monitoring Team (FMT)

 

Section 5: Rural Quality Improvement Technical Assistance (RQITA)

Section 6: Flex Coordinator Reference

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