Capturing CAH Finance: Leveraging Data for CAH Financial Improvement

Event Details
Monday, January 8, 2018
2:00pm CST
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This Virtual Knowledge Group (VKG) webinar will focus on leveraging critical access hospital (CAH) financial data for the purpose of improvement.

Learning objectives include: 

  • Know where to find resources to support CAH financial improvement
  • Discuss different ways states are utilizing tools and leveraging relationships to improve financial performance within their CAHs 
  • Understand the value of the CAH Measurement and Performance Assessment System (CAHMPAS) data query tool, CAH Financial Indicator Reports (CAHFIR) and the use of subcontractors for financial improvement success

Preparing for the Discussion – Share Your Methods!

Prior to the meeting, please review the CAH Finance 101 Manual and the CAH Financial Indicators Primer and Calculator Resources. Please come prepared to share one method your state Flex Program uses to monitor CAH financial performance. If you have a CAH success story regarding financial improvement over the last year, please send a brief summary to no later than Friday, January 5, 2018.

Related Core Competencies for State Flex Program Excellence

Related Resources

VKG webinars are supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) and coordinated by the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center).

For more information, please contact:

Bridget Hart

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,100,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.