Rural Hospital Experiences in the Colorado Hospital Transformation Program
Provides an overview of the Colorado Hospital Transformation Program (CO HTP), a 5-year program that ties Medicaid supplemental payments to hospitals' ability to meet performance targets through September 2026. Describes the experiences of three Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and explores how CO HTP impacts rural hospitals. Covers planning and community engagement, quality of care, and healthcare costs.
Date: 10/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Telehealth Policies and Federally Qualified Health Centers
Provides an overview of telehealth policies for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). Covers originating and distance sites, reimbursement, services outside the four walls of the FQHC, and more. Includes a chart of FQHC Medicaid telehealth reimbursement eligibility policies by state.
Date: 10/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center view details
Added November 9, 2023
2023 Maryland Hunger Profiles
Provides state- and county-level data on age of population, median household income, childhood and older adult poverty levels, and food program usage in Maryland. Discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food access as well as strategies to end hunger in the state.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Maryland Hunger Solutions view details
Geographic Variation in Health Insurance Coverage: United States, 2022
Reports on rates of people who had private health insurance, public insurance, and who were uninsured according to the 2022 National Health Interview Survey. Presents coverage rates by urbanization level for adults aged 18-64 and for children aged 0-17.
Author(s): Emily P. Terlizzi, Robin A. Cohen Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Helping Older Adults Age Well in Rural America
Provides an overview of strategies that mitigate challenges related to aging in rural communities. Provides data on healthcare access in rural areas and presents successful models that focus on transportation, social services, and alternative care models, such as paramedicine and hybrid care.
Author(s): Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund view details
Implications of COVID-19 on Safety-net Oral Health Services
Examines COVID-19 pandemic impacts on Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and other safety-net dental providers. Describes the challenges safety-net providers face in delivering care to underserved and rural communities, and examines impacts on safety-net providers offering oral health services through mobile programs. Features statistics on FQHCs offering oral health services, with breakdowns by region.
Author(s): Margaret Langelier, Simona Surdu, Theekshana Fernando, Sai Sindhura Gundavarapu, Alex Romero Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oral Health Workforce Research Center view details