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Rural health

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People in rural areas generally have less access to healthcare than their urban counterparts. Fewer medical practitioners ...

NRHA - What's Different about Rural Health Care?

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Rural Americans face a unique combination of factors that create disparities in health care not found in urban areas. Economic factors, cultural and social ...

Rural Health Care - American Hospital Association

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Medicare payment systems often fail to recognize the unique circumstances of small or rural hospitals. A sustained workforce shortage and rising health care ...

Rural Health Care Program - USAC.org

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The universal service Rural Health Care Program provides reduced rates for telecommunications services and Internet access to eligible health care providers .

Rural Health | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

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Rural Health Care Still Subpar for Most Quality Measures, Data Show · Rural patients with a serious form of gallstone disease are less likely than urban patients ...

Rural Health Care Program | Federal Communications Commission

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The Rural Health Care Program is currently made up of three programs: the Healthcare Connect Fund, the Telecommunications Program, and the Rural Health ...

The Affordable Care Act - What it Means for Rural ... - HHS Home

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Sep 20, 2013 ... For the nearly 60 million Americans living in rural areas, the law will address inequities in the availability of health care services, increase ...

Transforming Rural Health Care: High-Quality, Sustainable Access ...

healthaffairs.org/blog/2014/12/05/transforming-rural-health-care-high-quality-sustainable-access-to-specialty-care/

Dec 5, 2014 ... Health care for patients in rural communities across the United States remains a unique challenge. Despite many programs aimed at improving ...

Healthcare Disparities and Barriers - Factsheets - Rural Health ...

ruralhealth.stanford.edu/health-pros/factsheets/disparities-barriers.html

Rural area residents need to travel greater distances for healthcare. "Birtha", the VA Palo Alto's mobile healthcare van brings medical services to patients in rural ...

Rural Health Concerns: MedlinePlus

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Jun 27, 2016 ... People in rural areas face some different health issues than people who live in towns and cities. Getting health care can be a problem when ...

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Healthcare Access in Rural Communities Introduction - Rural Health ...

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Access to healthcare services is critical for rural residents. Ideally, residents should be able to conveniently and confidently use services such as primary care , ...

What is rural health? - HRSA Home

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Correspondingly, rural areas often have fewer physician practices, hospitals, and other health delivery resources. These socioeconomic and health care ...

Trainings & Outreach - Healthcare Connect Fund - Rural Health ...

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USAC offers a variety of Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF) Program resources for individual health care providers (HCPs), current and prospective consortia, and ...