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Resources by Topic: Access

March of Dimes Maternity Care Deserts Dashboard
Depicts county-level access to maternity care, access to hospitals with obstetric care or birth centers, and access to obstetric providers across the U.S. Allows user to select for demographic information such as age, race/ethnicity, education and household composition, and prevalence of health conditions and behaviors. Includes data on total births by county.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: March of Dimes
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Rural Northern Border Healthcare Support Technical Assistance Center
Provides technical assistance to rural healthcare providers and communities in the Northern Border Region. Supports providers and communities exploring and implementing strategies related to improving access to care, workforce recruitment and retention, and transition to value-based care. Part of the Rural Health Redesign Center.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Redesign Center
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Recovery Ecosystem Index
Interactive mapping tool that provides access to county-level data on the substance use recovery ecosystem, including scores that help understand access to treatment and support, as well as infrastructure and social factors. Also Includes overdose mortality, socio-demographic, and economic data.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: East Tennessee State University, Fletcher Group Rural Center of Excellence (RCOE), NORC at the University of Chicago
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Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Consumer Outreach Toolkit
Toolkit providing outreach materials to raise awareness of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Includes consumer awareness content, back-to-school resources, social media, and web resources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federal Communications Commission
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Health, United States
Presents national trends in health statistics, with data released throughout the year from more than 40 data sources. Covers health status and determinants, healthcare utilization, access, and expenditures. Includes rural data - see the Data Finder and select "Metropolitan and nonmetropolitan" under Population Subgroups.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Arkansas Oral Health Surveillance System Plan 2021-2026
Presents state-level objectives and data on oral health in Arkansas, including rural disparities in access to oral healthcare. Appendices offer county-level maps of health rankings and Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Department of Health
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Ohio Online State Health Assessment
An interactive website that provides state and county-level data on population health in Ohio. Includes information on demographics; leading causes of death; healthcare access, spending, and systems; public health and prevention; and social, economic, and physical environment.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Department of Health
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Cancer Prevention and Treatment in Rural Areas Topic Guide
Provides resources and information on cancer risks, prevention and screening, access to cancer treatment, and cancer survivorship in rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Maternal and Infant Health Mapping Tool
Map-based access to county-level data on maternal health, infant health, and health resources. Includes data on pre-pregnancy health status, preterm births, infant mortality, access to prenatal care, availability of providers, health insurance coverage, demographics, and more.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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Medicaid and CHIP Renewals: What to Know and How to Prepare, A Partner Education Monthly Series
Monthly webinar series covering different topics related to the transition as health insurance coverage that was maintained during the public health emergency through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expires. Materials from previous calls are available at CMS National Stakeholder Calls.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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