The Federally Qualified Health Center Urban Health Network


The Federally Qualified Health Center Urban Health Network comprises of 10 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) in the Minneapolis–St. Paul area that sought an accountable care organization (ACO) through a Medicaid demonstration project with Minnesota.

In a case study, it explores various contexts. These include: the state context under which the ACO contract emerged; origins of the coalition; the members' motivations to participate; strategies and processes established to work toward cost and quality benchmarks; challenges faced in pursuing accountable care; and the organizational strengths that facilitated the health centers' shift from competition to collaboration.


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Federal Programs Related to - Health Care, General/Other

Programs which help people achieve and maintain physical well-being through prevention, screening, evaluation and treatment and the provision of family planning, maternity and other services that relate to human reproduction.




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UN Green Climate Funding Can Power the World’s Poor


UN Green Climate Funding Can Power the World’s Poor

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is setting up its new Green Climate Fund to “provide support to developing countries to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”




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