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Rural Health
Resources by State: Virginia

Factors Affecting the Development of Medicaid Hospital Payment Policies: Findings from Structured Interviews in Five States
Study examining Medicaid hospital payment policies with a focus on factors affecting payment mix and structure, the impact of state policies and financing methods, how states target hospital services or types such as rural hospitals, barriers to and drivers of change to payment methods, and more. Focuses on five states that made or are making significant hospital policy changes: Arizona, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, and Virginia. Appendix B includes state profiles.
Author(s): Thomas Marks, Kathy Gifford, Steven Perlin, Melisa Byrd, Timothy Beger
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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Virginia’s Licensed Clinical Psychologist Workforce: 2018
Presents an overview of the licensed clinical psychologist (LCP) workforce for 2018. Highlights the percentage of LCP workforce from a rural area and the percent currently working in a rural area, among other measures.
Date: 08/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Licensed Clinical Social Worker Workforce: 2018
An overview of the licensed clinical social workers (LCSW) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2018 Licensed Clinical Social Worker Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of LCSWs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 08/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia’s Licensed Professional Counselor Workforce: 2018
An overview of the licensed professional counselor (LPC) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2018 Licensed Professional Counselor Survey. Features statistics including the number of LPCs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Identifying Bright Spots in Appalachian Health: Statistical Analysis
Describes analysis used in assessing how Appalachia's 420 counties scored in 19 health indicators, and identifies counties with health outcomes that were better than expected. Features statistics and county-level maps showing economic status. Second in a series of reports exploring health issues in Appalachia.
Author(s): G. Mark Holmes, Nancy M. Lane, William Holding, et al.
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, PDA, Inc., The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Virginia
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 07/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Virginia's Radiologic Technologist Workforce: 2017
An overview of the radiologic technologist (RT) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2017 Radiologic Technologist Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of RTs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 03/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Respiratory Therapist Workforce: 2017
An overview of the respiratory therapist (RT) workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2017 Respiratory Therapist Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of RTs in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 03/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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Virginia's Optometrist Workforce: 2017
An overview of the optometrist workforce in Virginia based on data from the 2017 Optometrist Workforce Survey. Features statistics including the number of optometrists in rural Virginia and how many grew up in rural areas.
Date: 03/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health Professions
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2012-2016 American Community Survey
Provides state and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Includes breakdowns by five levels of urban or rural county types.
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 03/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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