Medicare for FQHCs

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Please Note: This training is limited to community health centers and look-alikes. If you are not affiliated with a health center and would like to attend, please contact us.

As the Medicare population continues to grow and the complexity of the program increases, health centers need to improve their Medicare expertise in order to optimize care for Medicare patients, maximize Medicare payment, and avoid Medicare compliance pitfalls. The challenges and opportunities that FQHCs confront as Medicare safety net providers have only multiplied, as FQHCs navigate a public health emergency and seek new ways of using technology to provide care.

This two-day training is comprised of a “basics” day (Day One) and an “advanced topics” day (Day Two). On Day One, we will cover Medicare FQHC basics, ranging from enrollment rules and processes, to benefit components and qualifying visits, to the collection of patient coinsurance. The information will be useful for FQHC executives, revenue cycle and billing managers, and others – particularly team members who are new to the FQHC environment.

On Day Two, we will provide detailed discussion of “advanced” and cutting-edge FQHC Medicare topics. We will begin with an overview of the growing range of virtual and technology-enabled services FQHCs can now provide under Medicare, with a discussion of how the virtual services outlook may change after the expiration of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Then, we will provide an overview of the Medicare conditions for coverage for FQHCs, with particular focus on the new regulatory requirement of COVID-19 vaccination for facility staff. We will round out Day Two with discussion of issues involving Medicare-Medicaid dual eligible beneficiaries, as well as providing services under contract with Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and seeking FQHC supplemental payments for services provided to MA enrollees.

Target Audience

  • Health Center CEOs
  • CFOs
  • COOs
  • Revenue cycle managers and billing managers


Learning Objectives

After this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand how FQHCs can enroll in Medicare, the variety of FQHC services Medicare will pay for, and what constitutes a “visit”
  • Identify the types of virtual services that FQHCs may provide under Medicare
  • Describe common billing and coding challenges that FQHCs encounter
  • Identify strategies for expanding the range of Medicare services your health center can offer
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Virtual Classroom
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 & Thursday, February 24, 2022
*Agenda times are all ET*

Medicare for FQHCs Basics

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
11:00 am - 3:00 pm ET
11:00 am - 11: 45 amGetting Started: FQHC Basics and FQHC Medicare Enrollment
11:45 am - 12:00 pmBreak
12:00 pm - 12:45 pmThe Medicare FQHC PPS: A Legal Overview
12:45 pm - 1:00 pmBreak
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmDefining FQHC Services and the FQHC "Visit"
2:00 pm - 2:15 pmBreak
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmCoinsurance and the Sliding Fee Discount Schedule

Medicare for FQHCs Advanced

Thursday, February 24, 2022
11:00 am - 3:00 pm ET
11:00 am - 11:45 amTelehealth and Virtual Visits in Medicare
11:45 am - 12:00 pmBreak
12:00 pm - 12:45 pmVirtual Communication Service and Care Management
12:45 pm - 1:00 pmBreak
1:00 pm - 1:30 pmThe Medicare COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement, and, a Closer Look at the Medicare FQHC Conditions for Coverage
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmBilling and Payment Issues Involving Multiple Payers
2:00 pm - 2:15 pmBreak
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmFQHCs and Medicare Advantage


This live, interactive training will take place in FTLF's Virtual Classroom, hosted by Zoom.  Should you have any technical questions or would like more information, please contact us at or 1-855-200-3822.


Susannah is a Partner in the firm’s health law practice group where she focuses on health care litigation and regulatory counseling, with a focus on Medicaid and Medicare payment, financing, and compliance issues. Susannah brings regulatory expertise to bear when advising clients and pursuing litigation on their behalf. She has experience negotiating Medicaid waivers and managed care arrangements on behalf of providers, provider associations, and governmental entities. She represented a group of providers in reaching a settlement in major Medicaid litigation. [Full Bio]

Participants can earn up to 3.00 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements for each day.


  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: Health Center CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Revenue cycle managers and billing managers
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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You can either register for the entire Medicare for FQHCs workshop series (both sessions) or you can register for each workshop individually. To register for just one session click the checkbox next to the session you wish to purchase and then click 'Enroll'.

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  • 30 or more days prior to the event, requests for a full refund or a transfer, minus a $75 administrative fee, will be granted.
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