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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...


HRSA Grant Supports Rural Veterans Nursing Training

May 25, 2018

The College of St. Scholastica in Minnesota has announced a new initiative to aid in preparing rural veterans for nursing careers. “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration) awarded nearly $1 million to St. Scholastica to train veterans...

Veterans Choice Extension Sent to Trump’s Desk

May 23, 2018

The Senate approved the bipartisan VA MISSION Act which extends funding for the Veterans Choice Program. The Choice program funding is a temporary extension as other provisions in the bill are implemented for a bolstered care in the community experience. The Choice program has been...

House Approves Veterans Choice Extension

May 18, 2018

The House Veterans Affairs Committee proposed new, bipartisan legislation to extend funding for the Veterans Choice program for an additional year while the VA implements wide-ranging reforms to the healthcare collaborations in communities. The MISSION Act was spearheaded by House VA Committee Chairman Phil Roe and...

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May 2018 Newsletter

The May 2018 issue of The Pulse details FCC and CMS policy changes putting CAHs in distress and the big bills Congress is pushing before summer. Carmen Oguz of North Sunflower Medical Center discusses misconceptions about CAHs.