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The Health Resources and Services Administration announced last week that it expects the new 340B registration system to be released by mid-September, however this will not include to the 340B ceiling-price verification component. HRSA notified users, and put on the registration website, that the current 340B Office of Pharmacy Affairs...

More Americans are living in hospital deserts, places where the nearest emergency room is 30 or more miles away, as rural hospitals are under increased threat of closure. ​"Some in Congress have proposed efforts to try to save rural hospitals. A bipartisan group of senators led by Iowa Republican Charles Grassley...

​Health Bills to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could put rural providers in serious hardships, exacerbating the issues they already face. Roger Knak, CEO of the Oklahoma CAH Fairview Regional Medical Center, spoke with Modern Healthcare about the potential impact the proposed health bills could have on these hospitals.  ...

The FCC formally added Nursing Homes to its $400 million program which provides broadband subsidies to rural health care providers. While this comes as good news for nursing homes, this brings more competition for Critical Access Hospitals as the $400 million dollars cap has already been easily reached each year. This news comes as the...