Flex Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

Survey preparation

Critical Access Hospital (CAH) staff can use the Survey Preparation tool to prepare for the Medicare resurvey conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Financial & practice management technical assistance

The Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC) provides a variety of financial assistance services, to support safety net hospitals and clinics in Minnesota. For more information on any of the services listed below, contact Reimbursement Analyst Craig Baarson at 651–201–3840.

  • Reimbursements
  • Accounts receivable management
  • Administrative processes
  • Revenue and business planning
  • Information systems
  • Contracting

craig.baarson@state.mn.us
Reimbursement Fiscal Analyst
Minnesota Department of Health

National Center for Rural Health Works

The National Center for Rural Health Works provides tools and templates by which community residents can evaluate their health systems. They also provide training and technical assistance in the following areas:

Communities know that health care is critical to citizens' physical and mental well-being. But health care is also critical to the community's economic well-being. It is a vital source of jobs, economic growth and retirement or relocation incentives. If local health care disappeared, as much as 20 percent of the economy would also disappear.

Updated Friday, August 03, 2018 at 11:14AM