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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Medicaid

Medicaid and American Indians and Alaska Natives
Provides an overview of the relationship between Medicaid coverage and American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Analyzes the impacts of Medicaid expansion and insurance coverage for AI/AN populations. Appendix shows state-specific changes in health insurance coverage for AI/AN populations between 2013 and 2015.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Medicaid Benefits: Rural Health Clinic Services
Provides state-by-state information on Medicaid coverage of Rural Health Clinic (RHC) services. Includes populations covered, copayments, limitations, and reimbursement methodology.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Health Care Innovation Awards (HCIA)
Overview of a CMS demonstration to test a wide range of innovative projects to deliver better health, improved care, and lower costs via Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), particularly for beneficiaries with the highest healthcare needs. Includes projects that serve rural populations.
Additional links: Health Care Innovation Awards Round Two
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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CMS Data Navigator
Interactive tool for identifying Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) data and information resources. Sources can be narrowed by the geographic level available, including state, county, hospital referral region, and more. Sources can also be viewed by CMS program, topic, setting of care, and resource type. Includes publicly available and restricted use data files.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Oregon Office of Rural Health Maps
Offers a compilation of maps of Oregon on a variety of topics, including urban and rural designations, healthcare providers and facilities, population demographics, and more. Several maps include county-level data.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Colorado County Health Profiles
Illustrates health data by county, region, and the state of Colorado for demographics, population, employment, income, health insurance, healthcare workforce, healthcare utilization, health status, oral health, food security, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Colorado Health Institute
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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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State Health Facts: Status of State Action on the Medicaid Expansion Decision
Presents a state-by-state summary of the latest legislative activity regarding Medicaid Expansion.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Health Homes
Discusses Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act of 2010, which created an optional Medicaid State Plan benefit for states to establish Health Homes. These coordinate care for Medicaid beneficiaries with chronic conditions by adding Section 1945 of the Social Security Act.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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CMS Regional Office Rural Health Coordinators
The list of CMS regional rural health coordinators who provide technical, policy, and operational assistance on rural health issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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