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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Health reform

Key Rural Issues for Medicare Reform, 2001
Brief overview of rural issues related to Medicare reform. Discusses the need for rural representation and adequate payments to ensure healthcare access.
Date: 2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Medi-Cal Certified Eligibles - Recent Trends
Provides county and zip-code level data on enrollees in California's Medicaid program. Includes Excel files with the number of enrollees by county and age group, race/ethnicity, and language. Identifies the number eligible with and without the Affordable Care Act expansion by zip code and county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Services
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Tribalhealthcare.org
Provides training tools for community representatives and consumer-oriented education materials to assist American Indians and Alaska Natives in understanding their rights and opportunities under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA). Produced by the National Indian Health Outreach and Education Initiative.
Type: Website
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Rural Health Value: Innovations & Demonstrations
Profiles of rural health delivery and finance innovations and summaries of selected rural health demonstration programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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State Delivery System and Payment Reform Map
Identifies states with active Medicaid payments to health homes and medical homes underway and describes the related activities in each state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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CMS Innovation Center
Supports the development, testing and sharing of innovative healthcare payment and service delivery models. Includes data, reports, webinars and forums for sharing knowledge among healthcare innovators, data researchers and policy analysts.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Health Reform Implementation Timeline
Interactive tool designed to explain the timing for implementing provisions of the health reform law, covering 2010 through 2018. View provisions by year or topic.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Research on Health Care for Rural People
Presents various reports related to the Affordable Care Act to help people in rural areas better understand the new law.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Affairs
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