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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...


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...

Women in Rural America Traverse Dangerous Distances to Deliver

July 20, 2018

Women in rural America are facing increasingly difficult obstacles during their pregnancies. This new profile details the extensive hurdles patients face in the wake of OB and rural hospital closures. “At least 85 rural hospitals — about 5 percent of the country’s total — have...

Congressional Committee Evaluating 5G Bill

July 09, 2018

This week the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is expected to consider S. 3157, legislation to expedite the deployment of wireless small cells for 5G networks. Click here for the press release on the introduction of the bill.  The bill would establish a process and timeline guidelines...

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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.