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How States Can Expand Health Care Access in Rural Communities

Discusses policy options states could use to increase access to care and the supply of healthcare providers in rural areas. Covers financial assistance programs for medical and dental education; malpractice reform; scope of practice changes for advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants, and dental health aide therapists; telemedicine parity; and mobile clinics.
Center for American Progress
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Access · Dental workforce · Financial aid for health career education · Healthcare business and finance · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Policy · Scope of practice · Telehealth

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