PAC Notes: Taxonomy Section II Part II

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NATIONAL PROJECT ON THE COMMUNITY BENEFITS

OF FAMILY PRACTICE RESIDENCY PROGRAMS

 

CUMULATIVE QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES

 

TAXONOMY SECTION II (HEALTH CARE ACCESS) PART II

Reviewed by Policy Analysis Committee August 27, 2005

San Antonio, Texas

 

The following question, added in August, 2004, was reviewed for revision:

 

NPCB P2.II.2.10.1 (SD II.2.10.1) Does your residency program do outreach in the community to find and enroll persons who are not presently in a system of care? Yes __ No __If yes, describe:

 

The committee revised question NPCB P2.II.2.10.1 as follows:

 

*NPCB P2.II.2.10.1.1 (5NWCB) Does your residency program have as part of its institutional mission, the goal to increase access for specific groups, such as migrant farm workers? Yes __ No __

 

The following questions, added in August, 2004, were eliminated:

 

NPCB P2.II.2.12 (SD II.2.10.2) Does your residency program offer clinics during ?extended hours? (evenings and weekends)? Yes __ No __

 

NPCB P2.II.2.13 (SD II.2.11) Does you residency program set aside a certain number of slots for persons who request a ?same day appointment?? Yes __ No __

 

The following questions were added in August, 2005:

 

*NPCB P2.II.2.10.1.1 (5NWCB) Does your residency program have as part of its institutional mission, the goal to increase access for specific groups, such as migrant farm workers? Yes __ No __

 

*NPCB P2.II.2.10.1.2 (5NWCB) If the answer to NPCB P2II.2.10.1.1 is yes, please describe what your residency program does to achieve this goal:

 

*NPCB P2.II.2.10.1.3 (5NWCB) Does your residency program have the capacity to add additional patients beyond the number currently served? Yes __ No __

 

*NPCB P2.II 2.10.1.4 (5NWCB) If the answer to NPCB P2.II.2.101.3 is yes, are there specific outreach programs in which your residency program participates, to enroll persons in the following categories?

 

Medicaid patients?  Yes __ No __

Medicare patients?  Yes __ No __

Uninsured or underinsured patients?  Yes __ No __

The following question, added in March, 2004, was replaced by five additional questions:

 

NPCB P2.II.3.0 Does your program have components of training in rural areas?

Yes __ No __ Describe:

 

The following questions, developed in August, 2005, replace NPCB P2.II.3.0:

 

*NPCB P2.II.2.14 (5NWCB) Would you describe your residency program as a ?rural program??  Yes __ No __

 

*NPCB P2.II.2.15 (5NWCB) Would you describe the area in which the residency program is located as a ?rural area?? Yes __ No__

 

*NPCB P2.II.3.0.1 (NPCB P2.II.3.0) If the answer to NPCB P2.II.2.15 is no, does your residency program have components of training in rural areas?  Yes __ No __

If yes, describe:

 

*NPCB P2.II.3.0.3 (5NWCB) Are all residents required to spend some part of their residency time in a rural site? Yes__ No__ If yes, describe requirement:

 

*NPCB P2.II.3.0.2 (5NWCB) If the answer to NPCB P2.II.3.0.3 is no, are rural electives established for persons who expect to enter rural practice? Yes __ No __

 

The following question, added in October 2003, was revised:

 

NPCB P2.II.4.1 (SD.II.4) Does your program offer a sliding fee scale for lower income patients?  Yes __ No __ Comments:

 

The following is the revised form, as of August, 2005, of the question NPCB P2.II.4.1:

 

*NPCB P2.II.4.2 (5NWCB) Does your program have a formal mechanism for reducing or eliminating clinic charges for lower income patients? Yes __ No __ Describe:

 

*NPCB P2.II.4.3 (5NWCB) If the answer to NPCB P2.II.4.2 is no, does your program have an informal mechanism for doing so? Yes __ No __ Explain:

 

The following question, added in October, 2003 was eliminated, because the information obtained essentially duplicated elsewhere:

 

SD II.5.1 (New) What are the principal payor sources for the patient care services provided by your residency program? (To the extent possible, provide such information for the past five years.)

 

The following question, added in October, 2003 was eliminated in September, 2004:

 

SD II.6 (New) What procedures do you use to manage patients who miss appointments or otherwise do not come to clinics?

 

Telephone calls? Yes __ No __

U. S. Mail? Yes __ No __

E-mail messages? Yes __ No __

Describe any other procedures utilized:

 

The following question was added in October, 2003, then replaced by two questions in April, 2004:

 

SD II.7a (new) Over the past five years, has your residency program experienced increases or decreases in the number of Medicaid patients? Yes __ No __

 

The following two questions replaced SD II.7a, above, in April, 2004:

 

*NPCB P2.II.7a.1 (SD II.7a) Over the past five years, has your residency program experienced increases or decreases in the number of Medicaid patients; or has the number remained stable?  Increased __ Decreased __ Remained Stable __

 

*NPCB P2.II.7b (SD II.7b) How have such trends impacted your program?

 

The following question was added in October, 2003, then replaced by two questions in April, 2004:

 

SD II.8a (New) Over the past five years, has your residency program experienced increases or decreases in the number of Medicare patients?  Yes __ No __

 

The following two questions replaced SD II.7a, above, in April, 2004:

 

                              *NPCB P2.II.8a.1 (SD II.8a.1) Over the past five years, has your residency program experienced increases or decreases in the number of Medicare patients; or has the number remained stable?   

Increased __ Decreased __ Remained Stable __

 

*NPCB P2.II.8b (SD II.8b) How have such trends impacted your program?

 

The following question, added in October 2003, was revised in August, 2005:

 

SD II.9 (New) In considering trends in the patient care that your residency program has provided over the past five years, what trend(s) do you regard as the most important?

 

The following question, added in August, 2005, is the revised form of SD II.9, above.

 

*NPCB P2.II.9.1 (SD II.9) In considering the patient care that your residency program has provided over the past five years, has it been impact by any of the following changes?

 

a. Payment Sources? Yes __ No __ If yes, describe impact:

b. Demographics?  Yes __ No __ If yes, describe impact:

c. Services provided? Yes __ No __ If yes, describe impact:

d. Resources? Yes __ No __ If yes, describe impact:

e. Operations? Yes __ No __ If yes, describe impact:

f.  Focus? Yes __ No __ If yes, describe impact:

 

The following questions were added in November, 2004:

 

*NPCB P2.II.11 (SD.II.11) Does your program have a relationship with an Area Health Education Center? Yes __ No __

If yes, identify AHEC _________________________

 

*NPCB P2.II.11b (SD.II.11b) If your answer to NPCB P2.II.11 is yes, describe how you relate to the AHEC. Describe any joint activities in community assessment or provision of services:

 

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