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Urge Congress to Expand Allowable Costs

The CARE Act is currently under consideration in the House and needs your support! Has your Member of Congress signed on to co-sponsor the Critical Access and Rural Equity (CARE) Act? Click here to find out. If your Member has not yet signed on to...


Georgia Legislature Brainstorms Fixes for their Rural Health Crisis

August 20, 2018

“Georgia’s Legislature is once again brainstorming legislation to address the state’s rural health care crisis. Sixty-four of 159 counties have no pediatrician; 79 have no obstetrician/gynecologist; and nine, like Webster, simply have no doctor. That makes Georgia worse than the national average for needy areas...

Rural America Faces a Housing Crisis

August 16, 2018

NPR profiles another one of the issues facing rural America today — a lack of adequate housing in some communities.

CAH Reduces Youth Suicides, Bullying with CHNA Programming

July 25, 2018

Union General Hospital in Farmerville, Louisiana, has seen a decrease in school bullying and youth suicides since implementing programming from their 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment. “Together We Can Be Bully Free was a result of a 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment survey distributed to...

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June 2018 Newsletter

The June 2018 issue of The Pulse details FCC and CMS policy changes impacting CAHs. Read highlights of the GAO review of the Veterans Choice program, and recent reports on rural population loss and PA training programs.