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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?


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 Program - USAC.org


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

Rural Health Care Program | Federal Communications Commission


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

Rural Health | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality


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 ...

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


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 ...


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 ...


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 Resources | Providers & Professionals | HealthIT.gov


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 ...

Rural Health | Modern Healthcare


The CMS has announced rural hospitals that will participate in a new demonstration known as ... Franken introduces bill to boost discounts for rural healthcare IT.

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


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

Rural Health Care - American Hospital Association


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 Concerns: MedlinePlus


Aug 19, 2016 ... People in rural, remote areas can face different health issues than people living in towns and cities, such as even being able to get health care.