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Resources by Topic: Rural Health Clinics

Access to Care: Populations in Counties with No FQHC, RHC, or Acute Care Hospital
Findings brief focusing on the 3 main facility types providing primary care in rural areas and examining how many people will likely have limited access to primary care based on their locations. Includes statistics on numbers of people living in counties without these facilities, with breakdowns by 9 census divisions.
Author(s): Meagan Clawar, Randy Randolph, Kristie Thompson, George H. Pink
Date: 01/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Colorado: Rural Health Facilities within County Designations, 2018
Identifies Colorado counties by rural, urban, and frontier designations and the location of Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics.
Date: 01/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Colorado Rural Health Center
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Medicare Benefit Policy Manual: Chapter 13 - Rural Health Clinic (RHC) and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Services
Current regulations, as of January 9, 2018, regarding Medicare payment policies for Rural Health Clinics (RHC) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC).
Date: 01/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Modernizing Rural Health Clinic Provisions
Reviews Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) statutory authorization and current regulations to identify areas for improvement to meet the current and future healthcare needs. Includes recommendations regarding payment options, program support, services offered, workforce issues, and law requirements.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)
Printable map that shows the location of RHCs nationwide by state. Data source: HRSA Data Warehouse, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2017.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Georgia Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
Map showing locations of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) by county in Georgia.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Sliding Fee Scale Discount Guide for CAHs and RHCs
Contains concepts and guidance for Critical Access Hospital (CAH) and Rural Health Clinic (RHC) executives and management teams in developing a sliding fee scale discount program. Explains how these programs relate to Internal Revenue Code Section 501(r) compliance and participation in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Includes an example of a sliding fee schedule.
Author(s): Ralph J. Llewellyn
Date: 09/2017
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Engaging State Offices of Rural Health & Rural Health Clinics in Value-Based Care
Defines value-based care (VBC) as it relates to State Offices of Rural Health (SORHs) and their work with Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). Focuses on the role of SORHs in VBC, how SORHs can work with RHCs to facilitate VBC transformation, and opportunities for future collaboration. Also provides examples of what SORHs are doing now, and links to additional resources.
Date: 07/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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Oklahoma Rural Health Clinics
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of all Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in the state.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Idaho Rural Health Clinics
A map of Idaho identifying the location of provider-based and independent Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in the state. Includes a table identifying the name, address, and contact information for each RHC.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
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