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News stories from the past 60 days.

Aug 22, 2022 - Announces $25 million in planning grants awarded to 5 new states and territories through Medicaid's Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration program to increase access to home and community-based services (HCBS). Notes that the awarded programs will create partnerships with diverse community stakeholders, including tribal communities, local agencies, and underserved populations.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Aug 8, 2022 - Features a new dental residency program in New Hampshire, the first in the state, which aims to address shortages of dental providers in rural and underserved areas.
Source: New Hampshire Public Radio
Aug 7, 2022 - Features the Rural New England Health Study, a program that delivers hepatitis C care to rural areas in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts to people who inject drugs through a van equipped to offer medical care, blood testing, and syringe services. Describes the development of the program, its aims to demonstrate mobile drug treatment effectiveness, and the health impacts of hepatitis C.
Source: Burlington Free Press

Last Updated: 8/23/2022