2016 Com­mu­nity Health Insti­tute & EXPO

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL

August 28–30, 2016


the beanCom­mu­nity Health Insti­tute (CHI) & EXPO is the largest and most impor­tant annual gath­er­ing of 2000 com­mu­nity health cen­ter man­agers, clin­i­cians, employ­ees, board mem­bers and lead­ers. Every aspect of the com­mu­nity health cen­ter move­ment is rep­re­sented and fully-vested at CHI, mak­ing it an excel­lent net­work­ing oppor­tu­nity.

The NACHC 2016 Com­mu­nity Health Insti­tute (CHI) is sched­uled to kick off in Chicago as key pro­vi­sions of the Afford­able Care Act (ACA) are being imple­mented and health cen­ters con­tinue to expand to meet grow­ing demand for pri­mary care ser­vices.  The vast changes in the health care envi­ron­ment set in motion by ACA imple­men­ta­tion raise new issues for Com­mu­nity Health Cen­ters and their patients in all areas of oper­a­tions – finan­cial, clin­i­cal and pol­icy. The NACHC CHI will bring together the most up-to-date infor­ma­tion about the trans­for­ma­tion now tak­ing shape, and give you the tools to stay strate­gi­cally com­pet­i­tive in the new Health Insur­ance Mar­ket­place.

Final program coverHealth cen­ters, PCAs and HCCNs will have the oppor­tu­nity to hear about issues such as:

Fed­eral fund­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties • Out­reach and enroll­ment
• Patient nav­i­ga­tors
• Nego­ti­at­ing con­tracts with man­aged care plans and ven­dors
• FQHC reimbursement/payment reform activ­i­ties under Med­ic­aid, Medicare and the Mar­ket­place
• Work­force (vet­er­ans, suc­ces­sion plan­ning)
• Clin­i­cal work­force recruit­ment and reten­tion
• Clin­i­cal care team inte­gra­tion
• PCMH recog­ni­tion and accred­i­ta­tion
• Tele-behav­ioral Health
• Qual­ity, com­pli­ance and sus­tain­abil­ity

Why should you attend the NACHC Com­mu­nity Health Insti­tute (CHI) & EXPO? Because it is THE largest and most impor­tant annual gath­er­ing of 2000 Com­mu­nity Health Cen­ter man­agers, clin­i­cians, employ­ees, board mem­bers and lead­ers. At the CHI you can net­work, learn new skills, con­nect with new ideas and solu­tions and hear the lat­est infor­ma­tion from thought lead­ers in our indus­try. CHI pro­vides essen­tial up-to-date infor­ma­tion, cut­ting-edge onsite train­ing ses­sions and tech­ni­cal assis­tance to help guide heath cen­ter pro­fes­sion­als through the chal­lenges of today’s new health­care mar­ket­place.

Ses­sion High­lights of the Com­mu­nity Health Insti­tute include:

  • Medicare PPS
  • Hir­ing, Grow­ing, and Retain­ing a Strong Work­force
  • Patient Com­plex­ity and How to Man­age Them for Bet­ter Qual­ity, Lower Cost and Bet­ter Expe­ri­ence
  • Real­iz­ing the Full Ben­e­fits of the Afford­able Care Act
  • Every­thing You Know About the FTCA is Not Enough!
  • Show Me the Money! Secrets for Per­for­mance Improve­ment with Data-Dri­ven FQHC Prac­tice Trans­for­ma­tion #3044
  • Build­ing a Com­mu­nity with Social Media
  • Learn­ing Lab: Influ­enc­ing the Future of Your Health Cen­ter Through Strate­gic Think­ing

NACHC is con­stantly updat­ing the CHI list with edu­ca­tion ses­sions and dynamic speak­ers who present a fresh focus on what is hap­pen­ing now in health­care.  Keep check­ing back to this page and find out the lat­est devel­op­ments on the 2016 NACHC CHI in Chicago.