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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Service delivery models

Rural Care Coordination Toolkit
Provides supporting resources and best practices designed to help identify and implement a rural care coordination program. Consists of several modules each concentrating on different aspects of care coordination programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Medicare Telehealth Payment Eligibility Analyzer
Determines geographic eligibility for Medicare telehealth services. Identifies Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) located in rural census tracts, consistent with the federal Office of Rural Health Policy's definition of rural.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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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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Co-Managed Care Toolkit
Designed to address knowledge and communication gaps existing between VA healthcare teams and non-VA teams in cases where veterans utilize both types of providers. Designed to help create a care network for rural veterans.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
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AHA Community Connections
Provides access to case studies spotlighting hospitals and health systems (some are in rural areas) that have successfully collaborated with local community organizations to promote care coordination, wellness, and prevention. Website also includes tools and resources to help healthcare facilities be accountable and transparent to their communities and deliver quality care.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Frontier Community Health Integration Project (FCHIP) Demonstration
Describes the Frontier Community Health Integration Project (FCHIP) demonstration including the project purpose, legislation, eligible states, partners, and program contacts.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Frontier Extended Stay Clinics (FESC)
Describes the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic (FESC) program including the legislation, definition, project timeline, participants, early findings, and program contact information. The demonstration ended in April 2013.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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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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