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News stories from the past 60 days.

Oct 24, 2022 - Describes the role of volunteer drivers in rural access to healthcare for seniors and people who cannot drive, noting challenges maintaining volunteer transportation programs. Discusses policy issues related to reimbursement rates and concerns about declining availability of drivers, who are predominantly retired individuals.
Source: Kaiser Health News
Oct 11, 2022 - Highlights a fundraising project in Minnesota in which local farmers plant and harvest crops near a rural hospital, donating the proceeds of that crop to the hospital. Describes the facility improvements and construction made possible through the Field of Dreams project, now in its 25th year.
Source: KTTC

Last Updated: 10/24/2022