Medicaid: Characteristics of and Expenditures for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
Describes the health and demographic characteristics of adults with
intellectual or developmental
disabilities (I/DD) enrolled in Medicaid home- and community-based programs in 2019 in six states: Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Examines average per-beneficiary healthcare expenditures for I/DD beneficiaries in these states. Highlights the percentage of I/DD beneficiaries in rural areas of each state.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details
Linkages Between Rural Community Capitals and Healthcare Provision: A Survey of Small Rural Towns in Three U.S. Regions
Identifies community-level factors affecting the recruitment and retention of rural healthcare professionals through key informant interviews and a survey of healthcare professionals in 9 states across three regions: the Lower Mississippi Delta, the Southern Great Plains, and the Upper Midwest. Explores how the importance of these factors varies across regions and types of healthcare professionals and whether the importance of these factors differs between recruitment and retention.
Author(s): John Pender, Maria Kuhns, Cindy Yu, Janice Larson, Shirley Huck Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service view details
Southern Rural Development Center 2022 Annual Report: Elevating Rural Communities
Offers an overview of activities and accomplishments of the Southern Rural Development Center in 2022. Discusses listening sessions, community development extension impacts, broadband and other digital divide work, and the Center's work with the Interdisciplinary Network on Rural Population Health and Aging.
Date: 2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Southern Rural Development Center view details
Physician Practice Location Choices After Teaching Health Center (THC) Residency Training
Poster presentation from the National Rural Health Association 2023 Health Equity Conference evaluating the effectiveness of the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program at retaining rural trained primary care residents in rural and underserved areas of Oklahoma for post-residency practice.
Author(s): Denna Wheeler, Chad Landgraf, Indu Bhattarai, Krista Schumacher Date: 2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health view details
Health Care Access in the Heartland: How to Improve Services in Rural America
Outlines strategies policymakers and community leaders in rural America can use to improve healthcare access and services. Combines data analysis of county demographics and health data with focus groups in Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. Provides expert interviews to better understand healthcare access in rural communities.
Author(s): Darren Chapman, Angie Cooper, Elizabeth Dombowsky, et al. Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Heartland Forward view details