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Resources by Topic: Rural Health Clinics

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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Nebraska Medicare Certified Rural Health Clinics
Map showing the Medicare Certified Rural Health Clinics in the state of Nebraska.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
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MORE Care: Narrowing the Rural Interprofessional Oral Health Care Gap
Presents an integrated healthcare model that connects oral health to primary care Rural Health Clinics (RHC). Discusses challenges and strategies in implementing oral health interprofessional practice (IPP), such as developing dental referral networks and ensuring access to health information technology, among others. Details the collaboration between the State Offices of Rural Health in South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Colorado with the DentaQuest Institute and the Medical University of South Carolina.
Additional links: Executive Summary
Author(s): Sean G. Boynes, Lisa Davis, Graham Adams, Michelle Mills, Mark Deutchman
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: DentaQuest Institute
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Physician Manual
Physician manual identifying the conditions of participation for physicians providing services in Missouri state-funded healthcare programs including MO HealthNet. Includes specific procedures for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) participating in these programs.
Date: 04/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Missouri Department of Social Services
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Rural Health Clinics, FQHCs & Critical Access Hospitals Oklahoma
Map showing the location of all Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in Oklahoma. Uses color coding to show the various primary care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) designations.
Date: 04/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Project ECHO: Expanding the Capacity of Primary Care Providers to Address Complex Conditions
An overview of the history, development and expansion of Project Echo in rural and underserved areas of the U.S., including at Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
Author(s): Amy Madore, Julie Rosenberg, Rebecca Weintraub
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
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Vermont Primary Care Sourcebook, 6th edition
Report for primary care facilities and providers in the state of Vermont on such topics as RHCs, FQHCs, telehealth, migrant health, AHECs, Clinics for the Uninsured, and Community Health Accountable Care. Includes data and statistics specific to rural areas.
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bi-State Primary Care Association
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MLN Suite of Products & Resources for Rural Health Providers
Provides links to rural-specific sites and Medicare Learning Network (MLN) resources that can help you understand Medicare program requirements and processes. Includes learning resources for topics such as Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), swing bed services, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and more.
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Rural Health Clinic and Federally Qualified Health Center - Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 13 Update
Highlights key revisions effective March 9, 2017 made by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to Chapter 13 of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) submitting claims to Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries.
Date: 12/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Connecticut
Shows the state’s Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, as well as rural Federally Qualified Health Centers and Skilled Nursing Facilities.
Date: 12/2016
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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