(Recorded Webinar) Part 2: Applying the SFDP to Contracted and Referred Services and Establishing Discounted Cost-Sharing, Waivers, and Reductions

This webinar is part 2 of 3 in "The Sliding Fee Discount Program: Updates and Developments" webinar series. To purchase the full series, click here.

Duration: 75 minutes

Recorded on: 08/22/2023

One of the key areas of non-compliance with HRSA requirements is the application of the Sliding Fee Discount Program (SFDP) to health center arrangements that provide patients with access to in-scope services through contractual and referral agreements. Part 2 of this webinar series will focus on such arrangements, including a discussion of SFDP provisions for the related written agreements that have passed HRSA muster. This session will also address the application and extent of discounts to the out-of-pocket expenses of insured patients as well as additional waiver and reduction processes beyond the SFDP.

Target Audience

  • Health Center executive staff
  • Financial leadership and staff, including billing and collection staff
  • Administrative / operations staff
  • Compliance officers
  • Contracting personnel
  • Other staff assisting with the development and implementation of the Sliding fee Discount Program

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify SFDP-related provisions (and alternatives) to ensure the availability of discounts for services provided by contract and referral;
  • Analyze whether the health center’s contracts and referral agreements meet current Federal requirements; and
  • Establish compliant waiver / reduction procedures in addition to the SFDP.
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Marcie Zakheim

A Partner at the firm, Marcie specializes in health care law, particularly in the areas of federal grants, grant-related requirements and grants management related to the federal health center program. Health centers turn to Marcie as a resource for knowing not only the letter of the law, but also the likely interpretation of requirements by federal policymakers, including the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). [Full Bio]

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