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Improving Rural Health: State Policy Options for Increasing Access to Care

Description
Discusses strategies from state legislatures and other stakeholders to increase access to healthcare in rural areas. Focuses on policies and policy options for state legislatures in three areas: improving health insurance coverage, safeguarding rural health facilities, and changing rural healthcare delivery. Features examples from Colorado, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
Author(s)
Jack Pitsor
Date
06/2020
Type
Document
Organization
National Conference of State Legislatures
Tagged as
Access · Health insurance · Health workforce supply and demand · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare workforce · Home and community-based services · Medicaid · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Scope of practice · Service delivery models · Telehealth · Colorado · Georgia · Pennsylvania · Wisconsin