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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Funding

When Will the U.S. Territories Exhaust Federal Medicaid Funding?
Issue brief exploring the projected effects on healthcare expense funding in American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands if all sources of federal funding are allowed to expire in 2019. Features statistics for Medicaid funding and spending in the territories for fiscal year 2018, and sources of federal Medicaid funding and periods during which the funding is available.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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Case Study: New Mexico
Reports the results of a field study focused on rural New Mexico documenting how philanthropy and community can support rural vitality. Part of the Rural Philanthropic Analysis series.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University Office of Rural Philanthropic Analysis
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Statement of Chairman Ajit Pai, Federal Communications Commission: Hearing on the FCC's Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request
Offers a statement from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman on the 2020 FCC budget at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcomittee on Financial Services and General Government. Addresses federal investments in rural broadband and the rural healthcare program, the impact of those investments, and future plans.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Federal Communications Commission, Senate Committee on Appropriations
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Federally Supported Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment Programs
Examines federal funding for water and wastewater treatment programs, including those specific to rural areas. Discusses the differences in funding mechanisms and how appropriations for discretionary spending has varied.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service
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Case Study: Northeastern Iowa
Results of a field study documenting how philanthropy and community can work together to support rural vitality. Part of the Rural Philanthropic Analysis series.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University Office of Rural Philanthropic Analysis
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Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing
Reports on a project that leveraged population health financing efforts through community collaboration. Addresses the process, outcomes, and lessons learned and provides case studies from 7 sites, including several rural communities.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Georgia Health Policy Center, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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The Rural COPD Podcast: Episode 1
First podcast in a 6-part series about rural chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Features Grace Anne Dorney Koppel regarding the prevalence of rural COPD, the challenges of treating it in rural communities, her work as President of the Dorney Koppel Foundation, her personal experiences with COPD, and more.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Community Health Center Financing: The Role of Medicaid and Section 330 Grant Funding Explained
Describes the two main sources of funds, Medicaid and Section 330 grant funding, that enable community health centers to provide healthcare services for underserved rural and urban populations in the U.S. Discusses Medicaid's special payment rules for community health centers, the role of Section 330 funding, and the expansion of community health centers due to funding increases.
Author(s): Sara Rosenbaum, Jessica Sharac, Peter Shin, Jennifer Tolbert
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Health Care Capital Expenditures in Minnesota - A Data Short Take
Provides an overview of healthcare expenditures in Minnesota. Includes information on spending by commitment size, provider type, and project type. Covers capital expenditures data by distribution and type of service for rural and urban areas in Minnesota from 2007 through 2016.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Economics Program Minnesota Department of Health
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Understanding the County Role in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Describes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in terms of its role in the country's social safety-net and the ways counties help fund SNAP services to support low-income residents. Examines disparities in food insecurity between urban and rural areas, and features a county-level map showing food insecurity rates as of 2016. Also describes how SNAP supports local businesses and economies, and helps maintain food access in rural counties.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties
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