People in rural areas generally have less access to healthcare than their urban
counterparts. Fewer medical practitioners ...
Rural Americans face a unique combination of factors that create disparities in
health care not found in urban areas. Economic factors, cultural and social ...
Medicare payment systems often fail to recognize the unique circumstances of
small or rural hospitals. A sustained workforce shortage and rising health care ...
The universal service Rural Health Care Program provides reduced rates for
telecommunications services and Internet access to eligible health care providers
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
The Rural Health Care Program is currently made up of three programs: the
Healthcare Connect Fund, the Telecommunications Program, and the Rural
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 ...
Dec 5, 2014 ... Health care for patients in rural communities across the United States remains a
unique challenge. Despite many programs aimed at improving ...
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 ...
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 ...