Rural Health Resources by Topic: Healthcare facilities
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
Final Rule for CY 2024 Physician Fee Schedule: Fact Sheet
Fact sheet covering Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) telehealth policy changes for 2024 as outlined in the final calendar year (CY) 2024 Physician Fee Schedule. Covers eligible services that can be delivered by telehealth, remote monitoring services, physician supervision, diabetes self-management training (DSMT), and more.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center 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
The Evolution of Rural Emergency Hospitals as a New Model of Care
Podcast episode with Laura Appel, executive vice president of the Michigan Health and Hospital Association, and Christina Campos, CEO at Guadalupe County Hospital. Discusses the Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) designation, the conversion process, meeting eligibility requirements, and the benefit of REHs to rural patients and communities.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details