Covered California Navigator Program
The Covered California Navigator Program provides outreach, education, enrollment, renewal assistance and post enrollment services to consumers eligible for enrollment in a Covered California Health Insurance Plan. Participating health centers have trained Certified Enrollment Counselors available to support the enrollment process.
CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT IN FEMALE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (CHC) PATIENTS The goal of this program is to determine if patient and provider education, combined with service delivery enhancements, can improve pain management and prevent opioid dependence among female patients ages 50+ at community health centers in San Diego and Riverside counties. The program aims to modify the existing evidence-based pain management program at UCSD for patients in FQHCs using a human centered design approach.
California Technical Assistance Program (CTAP)
The CTAP project provides eligible professionals with comprehensive EHR technical assistance. HQP will support 400 of our member health center providers to meet Stage 2 meaningful use.
CHIP REAUTHORIZATION ACT (CHIPRA)
The goal of CHIPRA is to educate families on the availability of free or low-cost health coverage under Medi-Cal, identify children likely to be eligible for these programs, and assist families with the application and renewal process.
Cross System Collaboration of Care
Health Quality Partners (HQP) is working to expand integration and collaboration of services across systems of care in San Diego County. HQP believes that improving communication and coordination of services between the primary care, specialty mental health and substance use disorder treatment systems will improve outcomes, and reduce redundancy and cost. This work is funded by the Blue Shield of California Foundation.
Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care Services
Since 2007, HQP has been promoting the expansion of integrated behavioral health services within community health centers. Aided by Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funding from the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, HQP provides education and technical assistance to facilitate the provision of integrated behavioral health care within its member health centers. Health centers also receive MHSA funding to provide direct behavioral health treatment services.
Oral Health Initiative
Since 2005, First 5 San Diego has contracted with HQP to coordinate the Oral Health Initiative (OHI). OHI provides children ages 0-5 and pregnant women with access to comprehensive oral health services. Prevention, oral health education, care coordination, and medical dental integration are the key components of OHI.
Advancing Value-Based Care Through Patient Engagement
This program aims to increase the capacity of HQP to better support member health centers as they seek to improve patient engagement. The goal is to assess and enhance patient engagement strategies among member health centers to contribute towards improved health of the safety net population they serve.
Quality Improvement Initiatives
The aim of Health Quality Partners (HQP) Quality Improvement Initiative is to build heath center capacity by sharing best practices, knowledge, and skills among medical directors, operation and finance personnel, which will lead to improved patient experience, and clinical, operational and financial outcomes. This work is funded by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals.
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Substance Misuse and Substance Use Disorders
The SoCal Optimization of SBIRT (SOS) Project uniformly optimizes and standardizes SBIRT services at FQHCs in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial Counties to prevent and reduce alcohol and other substance misuse among adolescents (ages 12-17) and adults (ages 18+) in primary care and community health settings.
*Federally Negotiated IDC Rate Agreement:
Health Center Partners IDC rates are negotiated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the cognizant agency for our Facilities and Administrative rate agreement.