Training & Technical Assistance
 
Supplemental Services
 
 
Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Transformation and Support - Lead APCA Staff: Sharayah Foster
PCMH  Walk-Throughs for NCQA and The Joint Commission (TJC) 

 Monthly Learning Sessions via webinar – Free  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 
 Weekly Office Hours – Free
 Weekly Individual Coaching – Free to Organizational Members; Six months coaching (24 sessions) for $2,400 for Associate and Non-Members
 
PCMH Bundled Technical Assistance and Support
PCMH Readiness Assessment conducted on-site to determine organizational readiness for recognition or certification and development of an Action Plan & Coaching. Two-hour Virtual Review of Supporting Evidence.   
Organizational Members—$2,500 plus travel, lodging and per diem for two people for up to 2 nights.
Non-Members—$5,000 plus travel, lodging and per diem for two people for up to 2 nights.
Associate Members—$3,750 plus travel, lodging and per diem for one person. 
 
PCMH Anonymous
Weekly meetings every Thursday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. to answer your PCMH questions as you work on practice transformation.  Please contact Sharayah Foster at pcmh@alaskapca.org to receive a calendar invite.  Free
 
 

Operational Excellence Technical Assistance and Support
HRSA Operational Site Visit (OSV) Assistance—Lead APCA Staff:  Marie Jackman

-Exit Conference Attendance 
Telephonic attendance at the Exit Conference by one or more APCA staff members to take notes on HRSA Reviewer comments and Met/Not Met requirements.  Notes will be sent to the Health Center within one business day. Available at no cost unless APCA staff are requested to attend onsite in which case the organization pays for travel, lodging and per diem for each staff person.
-Assistance during the OSV
Telephone support during the OSV.  Available at no cost unless attendance on-site requested for the duration of your OSV, or for select days / times during the OSV in which case the organization pays for travel, lodging and per diem for each staff person. 
 
Operational Excellence Assessment—Lead APCA Staff:  Suzanne Niemi
Assessments are conducted on-site to determine opportunities for improvement.  Three APCA staff members who are highly experienced and skilled in governance, financial and clinical areas are available to help you assess your organization, identify opportunities for improvement and develop a plan for success.
Fees:  A flat rate is charged based on the size of your organization and the membership category. In addition, the organization will pay for travel, lodging and per diem for up to 3 people for up to a 3-night stay.
 
 
Quality Improvement (QI) Coaching
Quality Improvement Assessments and Site Visits—Lead APCA Staff:  Tara Ferguson-Gould
APCA provides QI Coaching helping organizations identify opportunities for improvement. The site visits include APCA facilitating an assessment of the CHC, as well as walking Health Center staff through the process of Quality Improvement. An Action Plan is developed capturing next steps and is provided to the Health Center following the assessment. APCA staff also coach Health Center employees on the use of various organizational assessment tools including time studies, the Model for Improvement, Plan-Do-Study-Acts (PDSAs), process mapping, and more to improve QI staff capacity within the CHC. 
Fees:
Organizational Members—$90 per hour per staff member
Non-Members—$180 per hour per staff member
Associate Members—$135 per hour per staff member

The organization will also pay for travel, lodging, and per diem for APCA staff during the site visit

Fiscal Services

Fee Schedule Analysis—Lead APCA Staff:  Suzanne Niemi

Using the Optum Fee Analyzer APCA provides two services for the price of one:
The Fee Lookup service will provide information by individual CPT® code. Includes charge amounts by per- centile for your zip code, Medicare rates and RVU values.
The Fee Schedule Analysis service will provide an analysis of your entire fee schedule (charge master) providing the information listed above in an excel spreadsheet format that you can use to update your charges.
Note: APCA provides the information for you to use at your discretion and will not be held responsible for setting of charge amounts at your organization.
Fees:
Organizational Members New Executive Discount—$250 (at CHC six months or less)
Organizational Members—$495
Non-Members—$990
Associate Members- 750
 
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