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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?

www.ruralhealthweb.org/go/left/about-rural-health/what-s-different-about-rural-health-care

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 ...

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

www.usac.org/rhc/healthcare-connect/outreach/

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

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 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 ...

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy - HRSA

www.hrsa.gov/ruralhealth/

Advising the US Department of Health and Human Services on matters affecting rural hospitals and health care, with details of publications and job ...

Rural Health Concerns: MedlinePlus

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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 you live in a remote  ...

The ACA - What it Means for Rural America | HHS.gov

www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts-and-features/fact-sheets/what-aca-means-for-rural-america/index.html

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 ...

Rural Health Resources | Providers & Professionals | HealthIT.gov

www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/rural-health-resources

Follow this link to see some of the ways Health IT will be especially beneficial to rural America where distances between health care providers and hospitals are ...

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

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Information, resources, and frequently asked questions on healthcare access, health insurance and related issues in rural areas.

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 ...