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Rural Health


Rural Health

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Rural Health Council released the agency’s first Rural Health Strategy intended to provide a proactive approach on healthcare issues and to ensure that individuals who live in rural America have access to high quality, affordable healthcare.

CMS is taking measureable steps toward improving access to health care for rural populations, including forming a council of experts tasked with addressing rural health issues, engaging stakeholders in rural communities, and partnering with health organizations to raise awareness.

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Learn how CMS is working to improve access to care for rural populations through its Rural Health Council and other initiatives.

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Find resources to help you improve health care access for rural populations.

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Find data related to improving health care access, quality, and outcomes for rural populations.

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Sign up for opportunities and reach out to our CMS Rural Health Coordinators.





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