Still Searching: Meeting Oral Health Needs in Rural Settings
Report discusses oral health access in rural areas. Compares barriers to care in rural, suburban, and urban communities. Highlights teledentistry use and insurance rates, among other factors.
Author(s): Paige Martin, Morgan Santoro, Lisa J. Heaton, et al. Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health view details
Wisconsin 2023 Community Benefits Report
Summarizes the community benefit activities provided by hospitals and health systems in various Wisconsin regions. Provides information on individual programs that promote access to healthcare and wellness in their regions, including rural programs.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Hospital Association view details
Fiscal Year 2023 Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Investments: Fact Sheet
Provides an overview of Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) grant programs in Fiscal Year 2023. Summarizes and briefly describes funding awarded to address rural behavioral health, expand the rural health workforce, support rural hospitals, increase access to care, and support rural health research.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
November 2023 MedPAC Meeting Transcript
Transcript from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) November 2023 meeting. Covers the Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) designation, dual-eligible special needs plans (D-SNPs), MedPAC's proposed work plan on hospice and end-of-life care, Medicare coverage and payment for software as a medical service, and access and favorable selection in Medicare Advantage. Includes rural references and considerations throughout.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission view details