Rural health clinic (RHC) and federally qualified health center (FQHC) 'Medicare Benefit Policy Manual' Chapter 13 update
Change request (CR) 10350 notifies RHCs and FQHCs of updates to Chapter 13 of the ‘Medicare Benefit Policy Manual’ (Pub. 100-02). These updates clarify payment and other policy information. This article was revised January 10 to reflect a revised CR 10350 issued January 9. In the article, the effective and implementation dates are revised. Also, the CR release date, transmittal number and the web address for accessing the CR are revised. All other information remains the same. [MM10350]
The purpose of RHCs is to increase the availability and accessibility of primary and emergency health care where there is a shortage of health care service professionals. This link takes you to the RHC specialty page on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website.
Do you know if your practice or facility is in a rural area? Here is a map to help you identify Florida counties deemed rural.
First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast) would like to hear from our rural providers so we may serve you better. Please complete this questionnaire and return it to us via fax or email.
First Coast Service Options (First Coast) strives to ensure that the information available on our provider website is accurate, detailed, and current. Therefore, this is a dynamic site and its content changes daily. It is best to access the site to ensure you have the most current information rather than printing articles or forms that may become obsolete without notice.