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Calendar Year 2018 Training Resources



In-person training sessions for the Calendar Year 2018 UDS Report have been scheduled throughout the country. Please view the training schedule to obtain information about each session.


Online webinars for the Calendar Year 2018 UDS Report have been scheduled. Please view the webinar training schedule to obtain information for each session. Content and archives from these and other previously recorded sessions can be viewed here Online Trainings and Webinars.

Additional Resources

UDS Reporting Instructions Manual and Tables

Please view the 2018 UDS reporting requirements to support a timely, accurate, and complete annual UDS report submission — Due February 15, 2019!

Quick Fact Sheets

Please view the 2018 Quick Fact Sheets which include valuable information for reporting each of the UDS tables, including key terms relating to UDS tables, highlight changes from the prior year, use of data, helpful hints for completing UDS tables, and cross table considerations. In addition to information about each of the UDS tables, the fact sheets provide information about the various support centers that are available to provide assistance to health centers and how to access UDS data through the EHBs.

Other Resources

A number of other resources are available to assist health centers with their UDS reporting.

2018 UDS Reporting Program Assistance Letter (PAL) - The PAL provides information on approved changes to the calendar year 2018 UDS to be reported by health centers by February 15, 2019.

2018 In-Person UDS Training Presentation - The presentation describes the importance of the UDS and the content to be reported on the UDS tables.

UDS Clinical Quality Measures Criteria - The summary briefly describes each of the clinical measures reported on UDS Tables 6B and 7. It includes links to sources for full specification detail, and describes major differences between UDS and eCQM, and between years. This is best viewed electronically or printed on 8 1/2" x 14" sheet of paper.

BPHC Clinical Measures Data Entry Tool - Updated with Revised Measures! The data entry tool (Excel format) aids health centers that use sampling to report UDS clinical measures (Tables 6B and 7). For best performance, please save the file to your computer before opening.

Table 6A Code Changes - Codes changed on Table 6A between the prior reporting period and the current one are reflected.

Helpful Codes for HIV and Coronary Artery Disease Measures - Relevant CPT and ICD codes are provided to assist health centers in identifying patients for these measures that do not have associated eCQMs.

Review of eCQM and USHIK Specifications - Video on how to do a 'deep dive' into Uniform Data System (UDS) measure specifications by accessing the eCQI Resource Center and the United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) websites.

2017 EHBs-generated Reports Formula Reference Guide - The reference guide provides explanation of the calculation formulae used for statistics present in standard UDS reports.

Prior Year Program Statistics 'At a Glance' - The summary provides a snapshot of overall health center program performance for the year.

Electronic Handbooks Computer-Based Training - Online video, wiki UDS system overview, and 2018 system enhancement resources are available to introduce health centers to the electronic submission system, the Electronic Handbooks (EHBs).

UDS Mapper - The UDS Mapper is an online mapping tool designed for users to explore maps and data about the current geographic extent of U.S. federally (Section 330 and look-alike) health centers. This mapping and decision support tool is developed by the AAFP's Robert Graham Center, as part of the HealthLandscape mapping platform, and driven primarily from UDS data analyzed and developed yearly by John Snow, Inc. UDS Mapper can be accessed at the following link: http://www.udsmapper.org/. An PDF icon introductory presentation is available for new users.

UDS Assistance Resources: The resource file provides links to a number of additional supports to assist health centers with UDS reporting and understanding UDS data and reports.

UDS Content Support Line - If you have any questions while viewing these training materials or with understanding the BPHC UDS report and its reporting requirements, please contact the support line at:
1-866-837-4357 or email: udshelp330@bphcdata.net

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