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The Future of Rural Health

Description
Describes the current state of the rural healthcare system and the opportunities for improvement with the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Discusses core concepts of providing primary care, basic mental health and oral health services, surgery and obstetric, pharmacy, eye and audiology services, public health, new models of care, workforce issues, and more.
Author(s)
Charlie Alfero, Tommy Barnhart, Darrold Bertsch, et al.
Date
02/2013
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Mental health · Oral health · Policy · Primary care · Public health · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Surgery · Sustainability of programs