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NACRHHS Policy Briefs on Emergency Care Models and Rural Opioid Misuse Implications

September 2016 webinar discussion of two policy briefs sent to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding alternative provision for emergency care due to rural hospital closures and the impact of opioid misuse in rural communities. Presented by members of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services including Former Governor Ronnie Musgrove, Committee Chair; Kelly Evans, Chief Executive Officer for Beartooth Billings Clinic, Red Lodge, MT; and Paul Moore, Executive Secretary.
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Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency medical services · Hospitals · Illicit drug use · Policy · Prescription drug misuse