Rural Health Resources

Rural Health Resources
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Resources from CMS

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CMS OMH Rural Health Resources

The CMS Office of Minority Health works toward advancing health equity in rural, tribal, and geographically isolated areas through 6 priority areas that influence CMS policies and programs, publications, and accessible resources for consumers. For more information, review the CMS OMH rural health resources.

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Rural Health Clinics Center

The CMS Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Center serves as a hub for information related to RHCs, including educational resources, policy regulations, and billing/payment-related fact sheets.

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Federally Qualified Health Centers

The CMS Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) Center serves as a hub for information related to FQHCs, including past training opportunities, policy regulations, and preventive service fact sheets.

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Quality Payment Program (QPP)

Clinicians in small practices, including those in rural locations, health professional shortage areas, and medically underserved areas are a vital part of our health care system. CMS provides flexible options to help you actively participate in QPP.

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CMS Innovation Center

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (the Innovation Center) with CMS supports the development and testing of innovative health care payment and service delivery models, including several models relevant to rural communities. For more information, visit the CMMI website.

Resources from HHS

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Rural Health Care Surge Readiness

The Federal Healthcare Resilience Working Group has developed the Rural Healthcare Surge Readiness web portal, a collection of essential rural health care resources, tools, and trainings that health care workers and organizations can utilize to prepare for and respond to COVID-19.

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Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy at Health Resources and Services Administration was created to advise the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on health care issues affecting rural communities.

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Rural Health Information Hub

The Rural Health Information (RHI) Hub, formerly the Rural Assistance Center, is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to be a national clearinghouse on rural health issues. The RHI Hub can help program organizers plan and develop programs designed for rural communities and learn more about issues affecting rural America.

Other Partner and Stakeholder Resources

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National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) was established to assist State Offices of Rural Health in their efforts to improve access to, and the quality of, health care for America’s 61 million rural citizens. The NOSORH website has information to help you learn more about issues affecting rural Americans, and includes links to educational resources, publications, and event listings.

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09/06/2023 05:05 PM