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Advancing Payment Innovation within Federally Qualified Health Centers: Lessons from California

Date published: May, 2017 (11 pages)

This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies, supported by Blue Shield of California Foundation, describes the development of California's proposed value-based, alternative payment methodology pilot for its Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), details the proposed payment methodology, and outlines early lessons. California’s experience may help inform other states exploring alternative payment models for FQHCs.