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OHCA Policies and Rules

317:30-5-660 Eligible providers

[Revised 06-25-07]

(a) Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are entities or programs more commonly known as Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, and Health Care for the Homeless Programs. The facilities in this Part are hereafter referred to as "Health Centers" or "Centers".

(b) For purposes of providing covered services under Medicaid, Health Centers may qualify by one of the following methods:

(1) The entity receives a grant under Section 330 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (Public Law 104-229), receives funding from such grants under a contract with the recipient of such a grant and includes an outpatient health program or entity operated by a tribe or tribal organization under the Indian Self-Determination Act (Public Law 93-638);

(2) The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) within the PHS recommends, and the Secretary determines that, the entity meets the requirements for receiving such a grant; or

(3) The Secretary of Health and Human Services determines that an entity may, for good cause, qualify through waiver of requirements. Such a waiver cannot exceed a period of two years.

(c) Any entity seeking to qualify as a FQHC should contact the U.S. Public Health Service.

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.

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