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State-by-State Resources

CDC COVID Data Tracker
Provides access to maps, charts, and data from the CDC on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and issues related to COVID-19. Includes county-level data on cases and deaths, as well as a mobility section covering transmission and changes in local travel by county and metropolitan/nonmetro status. Also covers many other topics at the state and national level, including testing, demographics, school closures, and more.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19 Data from the National Center for Health Statistics
Provides access to state and county provisional death counts for COVID-19, as well as national and state data on mental health and healthcare access. Also offers guidance on cause-of-death certification for COVID-19.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Toolkit on State Actions to Mitigate COVID-19 Prevalence in Nursing Homes
Provides a compilation of resources and strategies for quality improvement, management, and prevention of the spread of COVID-19 within nursing homes. Includes information on testing, workforce and staffing, infection control, personal protective equipment, patient transfers, telehealth services, and more. Includes recommendations and examples from rural areas throughout.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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National Governors Association: Coronavirus: What You Need To Know
An overview of federal and state actions to address COVID-19, as well as links to state government pages from each state focused on coronavirus.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Governors Association
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NCSL Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for States
Resources for state legislators and staff to respond to COVID-19 across a variety of policy areas, including healthcare costs and access to care. Includes information on state and federal actions, as well as state quarantine and isolation statutes.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Conference of State Legislatures
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National Academy for State Health Policy: COVID-19 State Action Center
Examples of how states are responding to COVID-19 with initiatives addressing capacity, health services delivery, health insurance coverage, data collection, and other issues.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus
State-by-state information on COVID-19 cases and state policy actions, including emergency declarations, cost sharing for testing and treatment, and other actions. Also provides related state-level data on at-risk populations, healthcare provider capacity, influenza and pneumonia deaths, and more.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: COVID-19
Public health resources and information addressing COVID-19 issues. Includes state and territorial COVID-19 emergency declarations, elective medical procedure guidance, and testing prioritization guidance.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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States Waiving In-State Licensure Requirements for Telehealth in Response to COVID-19
State-by-state list with brief descriptions of changes in licensure policy for telehealth professionals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to relevant official declarations and press releases.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federation of State Medical Boards
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State Telehealth and Licensure Expansion COVID-19 Dashboard
Presents state-by-state telehealth expansion and licensing waivers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to relevant executive orders, regulatory guidance, statutory language, and other official communications for each state.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Alliance for Connected Care
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States Waiving Licensure Requirements/Renewals in Response to COVID-19
State-by-state list with brief descriptions of changes in licensure policy for healthcare professionals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to relevant official declarations and press releases.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federation of State Medical Boards
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State COVID-19 Response Resources
A list of state government pages focused on response to COVID-19, with information on state guidance, resources for healthcare providers in the state, and state monitoring.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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National Survey of Area Agencies on Aging 2020 Report and Toolkit
Provides an overview of the work of Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), covering staffing, budget and services, and initiatives underway at AAAs. Includes information on rural AAAs. Includes state-level reports for states that met the required survey response rate, as well as sample news articles, social media posts, and a customizable presentation slide deck.
Additional links: National Survey of Area Agencies on Aging 2020 Report: Meeting the Needs of Today's Older Adults
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
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Left Out: Barriers to Health Equity for Rural and Underserved Communities
Summarizes responses to a Request for Information from the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee's Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force. Describes factors contributing to healthcare challenges in rural areas, including demographics, social and structural determinants of health, insurance coverage, access to care, and workforce shortages. Highlights promising models of healthcare delivery in rural areas. Includes state-by-state health equity maps.
Additional links: State and Territory Health Equity Maps, Summary
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: House Ways and Means Committee
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COVID-19 State Emergency Response: Temporarily Suspended and Waived Practice Agreement Requirements
Provides information about temporary changes to regulations related to nurse practitioners' scope of practice, supervision, and protocol requirements in all 50 states, Washington D.C., and the Atlantic Territories. Features an interactive map showing full practice states, those that have waived or suspended some or all practice agreement requirements, and those that have taken no action.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
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2020 Kids Count Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being
Reports on the trends in economic well-being, education, health, and family and community for children nationwide. Includes state-by-state comparisons for each category.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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The Supply and Rural-Urban Distribution of the Obstetrical Care Workforce in the U.S
Highlights the supply of obstetrical care workers in rural and urban areas in the U.S. Compares rates of midwives, advanced practice midwives, obstetricians, and family practice physicians who deliver babies per 100,000 women of childbearing age in rural counties. Features a state-by state analysis and state-level profiles.
Additional links: State-level Reports
Author(s): Davis Patterson, Holly Andrilla, Lisa Garberson
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
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NACCHO Local Health Department COVID-19 Directory
Directory of statewide and local health department (LHD) contacts for COVID-19 information. Includes hotlines, email addresses, and websites focused on COVID-19.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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Traffic Safety Facts, 2018 Data: Rural/Urban Comparison of Traffic Fatalities
Reports 2018 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data describing fatal motor vehicle crashes. Provides rural versus urban statistics for fatal motor vehicle crashes by time of day, speed, alcohol use, seat belt use, and rollover crashes.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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State Telehealth Laws & Reimbursement Policies
Summary of telehealth-related policies, laws, and regulations for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Focuses on Medicaid fee-for-service policies and includes the most recent policy language in each state as of February 2020.
Additional links: Infographic, Interactive Map - Current State Laws & Reimbursement Policies, Interactive Map - Legislation and Regulation Tracking
Date: 05/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center
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2020 Broadband Deployment Report
Reports on broadband deployment in the U.S., with information specific to broadband access in rural and tribal communities and the U.S. territories. Includes rural broadband deployment data by state and county. See the appendices for detailed state and county data.
Additional links: Appendix, Report
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Communications Commission
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CAH Financial Indicators Report: Summary of Indicator Medians by State
Presents state and national median values of 22 financial indicators included in the "CAH Financial Indicators Report." Provides an overview of each measurement, and reports mean values by state. Indicators represent six areas of financial performance: profitability, liquidity, capital structure, revenue, cost, and utilization.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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2020 County Health Rankings Key Findings Report
Discusses county-level health disparities by examining health factors and outcomes throughout the U.S. Covers life expectancy, racial and ethnic opportunity gaps, homeownership rates, child poverty, and more. Includes key findings and examples of community efforts to improve health outcomes.
Additional links: 2020 State Health Reports
Date: 03/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
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Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility, Enrollment, and Cost Sharing Policies as of January 2020: Findings from a 50-State Survey
Provides a detailed overview of state policies related to Medicaid and CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program). Covers policies related to eligibility, enrollment, renewal, and cost-sharing. Examines how the programs have evolved over time related to implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), discusses policy changes, and identifies issues that may affect state policies moving forward. Includes information related to COVID-19, as well as tables related to state insurance policies.
Date: 03/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Hospital Compare Quality Measure Results for CAHs, 2018
Describes the rates at which Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) reported quality improvement measures in 2018. Reports state rankings based on reporting rates. Includes national CAH performance results of selected inpatient and outpatient quality measures. Contains links to state-specific reports.
Additional links: State-Specific Reports
Author(s): Megan Lahr, Tongtan Chantarat, Ira Moscovice
Date: 03/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Quantifying the Impact of the Rural Health Safety Net
Examines the vulnerability of 453 rural hospitals based on financial and operational metrics. Includes the Rural Vulnerability Study, infographics, and presentation slides on this analysis from the 2020 National Rural Health Association Policy Institute. Provides state data tables showing the financial impact of federal policies on rural hospitals.
Additional links: The Rural Health Safety Net Under Pressure: Rural Hospital Vulnerability
Date: 02/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Chartis Center for Rural Health, iVantage Health Analytics
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Marketplace Premiums and Insurer Participation: 2017-2020
Reports on changes in average lowest silver premiums in the Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplaces from 2017 to 2020 by state. Table 2 includes rural state-level lowest silver premiums by year for selected states, as well as year-over-year percent change.
Author(s): John Holahan, Erik Wengle, Caroline Elmendorf
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Urban Institute
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Patients' Experiences in CAHs: HCAHPS Results, 2018
Provides results from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey for calendar year 2018. Summarizes reporting rates and performance among all U.S. Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Includes detailed tables that allow state-by-state comparison of response rates and overall CAH performance.
Author(s): Mariah Quick, Megan Lahr, Tongtan Chantarat, Ira Moscovice
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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2020 Scorecard on State Health System Performance
Evaluates state health systems on a state-by-state basis. Enables comparison between state health systems on over 40 measures, such as access and affordability, prevention and treatment, and Medicaid expansion, among others.
Author(s): David C. Radley, Sara R. Collins, Jesse C. Baumgartner
Date: 2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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State Rural Hospital and Community COVID-19 Vulnerability
Chart showing each state's average COVID-19 Community Vulnerability Index (CCVI) and rural hospital median operating margin.
Date: 2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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The Best and Worst Places for Children in America
Includes an interactive map ranking states and counties on their ability to care for and protect children, with data on child poverty, COVID-19 vulnerability, and more. Users can select and compare counties on various threats to childhood, such as deaths before age 18, teen pregnancy, food insecurity, and school dropouts.
Additional links: The Land of Inopportunity: Closing the Childhood Equity Gap for America's Kids
Date: 2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Save the Children Federation, Inc.
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Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties — United States, 2010–2017
Reports on the rural-urban disparities regarding potentially preventable deaths caused by heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease (CLRD), and stroke for populations less than 80 years of age. Updates a January 2017 report on the same topic, with the new report using a 6-level urban-rural classification scheme and adding additional years and annual percentage change information.
Additional links: Supplementary Table 1: Number of Potentially Excess Deaths, by HHS Region and Urban-Rural Classification, Supplementary Table 2: Percentage of Potentially Excess Deaths, by HHS Region and Urban-Rural Classification, Supplementary Table 3: Number of Potentially Excess Deaths, by State for Metro and Nonmetro, Supplementary Table 4: Percentage of Potentially Excess Deaths, by State for Metro and Nonmetro
Author(s): Macarena C. Garcia, Lauren M. Rossen, Brigham Bastian, et al.
Citation: MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 68(10), 1-11
Date: 11/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Why Rural Matters 2018-2019: The Time is Now
Describes the context and conditions of rural education in each of the fifty states. Presents data focused on the key areas of need in rural education. Discusses early childhood development, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), educational outcomes, college readiness, student and family diversity, and educational policy indicators.
Author(s): Daniel Showalter, Sara L. Hartman, Jerry Johnson, et al.
Date: 11/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural School and Community Trust
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States' Medicaid Fee-for-Service Nursing Facility Payment Policies
Spreadsheet outlining each state's Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) nursing facility payment policy. Lists how each state sets the payment rate and any adjustments and supplemental payments. Includes information on rural/urban aspects of setting or adjustment to the payment in each state.
Date: 10/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
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Traffic Safety Facts 2017
Presents rural and urban fatal crash data and reports average emergency medical service (EMS) response times at the state-level. Includes rural fatal crash data by roadway function, crash type, speed limit, and vehicle occupants killed.
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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America's Care of Serious Illness: A State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in Our Nation's Hospitals
Examines access to palliative care services in hospitals. Includes some data on access to palliative care in rural hospitals with 50 or more beds and in hospitals with fewer than 50 beds, many of which are in rural areas.
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Center to Advance Palliative Care, National Palliative Care Research Center
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The Older Population in Rural America: 2012-2016
Describes the rural older population, those 65 years and older, compared to urban older adults. Includes rural-urban data on population size for the nation, by region, and by state. Also covers demographic, social, and economic characteristics, age distribution, and sex ratio by age. Some data is available by level of rurality for mostly urban, mostly rural, and completely rural counties.
Author(s): Amy Symens Smith, Edward Trevelyan
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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The State of Obesity 2019: Better Policies for a Healthier America
Report on obesity-related trends and topics. Offers policy recommendations to address obesity. Includes a special feature on racial and ethnic disparities in obesity. Provides data on obesity levels in rural areas and highlights programs developed to address obesity in rural communities. Includes state-level data on obesity and related chronic conditions, as well as obesity-related indicators and policies.
Author(s): Molly Warren, Stacy Beck, Daphne Delgado
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Trust for America's Health
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Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018
Provides statistics on health insurance coverage in 2018 and also focuses on changes between 2017 and 2018. Table 5 and Appendix Table 4 list statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Based on data from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement and the American Community Survey.
Author(s): Edward R. Berchick, Jessica C. Barnett, Rachel D. Upton
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Household Food Security in the United States in 2018
Reports on household food security, food expenditures, and the use of federal food and nutrition assistance programs in 2018. Includes food insecurity statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.
Author(s): Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Matthew P. Rabbitt, Christian A. Gregory, Anita Singh
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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The United States Prosperity Index 2019
Assesses the economic, institutional, and social aspects of prosperity across the United States over the past decade. Features state-by-state breakdown of prosperity increases and decreases. Examines 11 pillars of prosperity, made up of 48 different elements, measured by over 200 state-level indicators. Includes rural broadband access information for some states.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 07/2019
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Legatum Institute
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Geographic Variation in the 2019 Risk of Financial Distress among Rural Hospitals
Uses updated results from the Financial Distress Index to show geographic variation in rural hospitals at risk of financial distress and possible closure or reduction of services. Features statistics showing percentage of rural hospitals in each risk category in 2019 by census region, and a state-level map showing number and percentage of rural hospitals at high risk.
Author(s): Sharita R. Thomas, George H. Pink, Kristin Reiter
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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The State of Primary Care Physician Workforce
State-level information describing the primary care physician workforce in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Features statistics including age, gender, training origin, distribution of physicians, percent of state population living in rural areas, and percent of physicians practicing in rural communities.
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Robert Graham Center
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Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths - United States, 2013-2017
Reports on the annual number and age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths in 2013 and 2017 by state, involving all opioids and prescription opioids, and heroin and synthetic opioids other than methadone. Includes statistics with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas.
Author(s): Lawrence Scholl, Puja Seth, Mbabazi Kariisa, Nana Wilson, Grant Baldwin
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(5152), 1419-1427
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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2018 U.S. Rural Health Report Card
Provides individualized rural health rankings and grades for U.S. states, and includes final average rankings for U.S. Census regional divisions. Offers explanations behind each state's overall score, including measures related to mortality, quality of life, and access to care. Covers rural/urban comparisons for age-adjusted mortality rates.
Citation: Rural Health Quarterly, 3(1)
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health
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Are Marketplace Premiums Higher in Rural than in Urban Areas?
Examines monthly health insurance premium differences among 499 rural and urban premium rating regions for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant nongroup marketplaces in the U.S. Includes state-by-state data for average monthly premium costs in rural and urban areas during 2016 and 2017.
Additional links: Full Report
Author(s): Erik Wengle, Linda J Blumberg, John Holahan
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Urban Institute
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Declines in Child Poverty Continue in 2017: Overall Rate Still Above Pre-Recession Level
Examines trends in child poverty from 2007 through 2017, with information for rural areas, suburban areas, and cities. Appendix Table 1 provides state-by-state data.
Additional links: Appendix Table 1
Author(s): Jessica Carson, Andrew Schaefer, Beth Mattingly
Date: 09/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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Update: Independently Owned Pharmacy Closures in Rural America, 2003-2018
Provides updated information on independently owned rural pharmacy closures from 2003 to 2018. Includes state-level data on rural pharmacy closures. Builds on past publications from RUPRI regarding rural pharmacy closures.
Author(s): Abiodun Salako, Fred Ullrich, Keith J. Mueller
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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The Opioid Epidemic: National Trends in Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths from 2000 to 2016
Details the rates of death caused by opioid overdoses throughout the U.S. from 2000-2016. Compares deaths caused by heroin and non-heroin opioids, as well as death rates in nonmetro, small/medium metro, and large metro areas. Companion Brief details overdose rates by state.
Additional links: The Opioid Epidemic: State Trends in Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths from 2000 to 2016
Author(s): Colin Planalp, Megan Lahr
Date: 06/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: State Health Access Data Assistance Center
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Obesity Prevalence Among Adults Living in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties — United States, 2016
Reports on obesity prevalence among adults in metropolitan and nonmetro counties based on 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data. Includes metro/nonmetro data by age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, income, and employment status. Also provides state-by-state data on obesity prevalence in metro and nonmetro counties.
Author(s): Elizabeth A. Lundeen, Sohyun Park, Liping Pan, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(23), 653-658
Date: 06/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Adolescent Vaccination Rates in America
Describes data regarding vaccines for adolescents recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): human papillomavirus (HPV), meningococcal and tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap). Covers differences in vaccination rates in urban and rural areas. Provides state-level data for HPV, meningococcal, and Tdap vaccination rates completed in 2013 and 2016.
Additional links: Appendix Data
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Blue Cross Blue Shield
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U.S. Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimates Project - USALEEP Life Expectancy and Abridged Period Life Table Files
Provides access to life expectancy files and abridged period life table files for 2010 through 2015 for census tracts in the U.S. Includes data for the District of Columbia and all states, except Maine and Wisconsin. An interactive map is also available.
Date: 2018
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Rural-Urban Enrollment in Part D Prescription Drug Plans: June 2017 Update
Updates prior policy briefs and shows state-to-state variation in stand-alone prescription drug plans and Medicare Advantage with Prescription Drug plans. Features statistics with breakdowns by rural and urban enrollment in 2008 and 2017.
Author(s): Paula Weigel, Fred Ullrich, Keith Mueller
Date: 12/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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2017 State Physician Workforce Data Book
Examines the active physician supply in each state, current medical school enrollment, physicians in graduate medical education programs, and in-state retention rates. Includes data charts and tables for all 50 states, in addition to national averages.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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Preventing Drug Abuse: Low Participation by Pharmacies and Other Entities as Voluntary Collectors of Unused Prescription Drugs
Report to Congress documenting low participation rates among pharmacies and other eligible entities in the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) unused controlled substance collection and disposal program. Includes an outline of program requirements, a state-by-state overview of currently eligible and enrolled entities, and information about participation rates by rural and urban location.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Rural Transit Fact Book 2017
Provides national, state-level, and county-level statistics and information on rural transit in America. Includes data regarding transit trips for medical purposes with an urban/rural comparison. Also, covers financial and operating statistics for agencies receiving section 5311 funding. Includes a section on tribal transit.
Author(s): Jeremy Mattson
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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The Supply and Distribution of the Behavioral Health Workforce in America: A State-Level Analysis
State-level analysis of the supply and distribution of the behavioral health workforce. Provides individual data briefs for each state and includes information on the following health professionals: psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and counselors. Findings are shown in actual numbers, as a ratio of providers per 100,000 population, and by metro/non-metro status. Builds on the work and research of an earlier companion brief.
Author(s): C. Holly A. Andrilla, Lisa A. Garberson, Davis G. Patterson, Eric H. Larson
Date: 07/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
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Why Rural Matters 2015-2016: Understanding the Changing Landscape
Describes the context and conditions of rural education in each of the fifty states. Discusses poverty, substance abuse, and food insecurity as they relate to the education and health of children in rural areas.
Author(s): Daniel Showalter, Robert Klein, Jerry Johnson, Sara L. Hartman
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural School and Community Trust
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Medicaid in Small Towns and Rural America: A Lifeline for Children, Families, and Communities
Uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) to explore the changing levels of Medicaid coverage and uninsured rates at the county level by age. Addresses the role of Medicaid in the 46 states containing small-town and rural populations. Includes numerous charts, maps, and graphs to help illustrate the relationship between Medicaid growth and uninsured rates in rural areas, focusing on the time period from 2008-2009 to 2014-2015.
Additional links: Interactive Map: The Percent of Adults in Small Towns and Rural Areas Covered by Medicaid, 2014/15, Interactive Map: The Percent of Children in Small Towns and Rural Areas Covered by Medicaid, 2014/15, State Data on Adult Health Coverage in Small Towns and Rural Areas, State Data on Child Health Coverage in Small Towns and Rural Areas, State Data on Non-Elderly Health Coverage in Small Towns and Rural Areas, State Data on Seniors' Health Coverage in Small Towns and Rural Areas
Author(s): Jack Hoadley, Karina Wagnerman, Joan Alker, Mark Holmes
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Georgetown University Health Policy Institute, North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Changing Rural and Urban Enrollment in State Medicaid Programs
Examines changes in Medicaid enrollment from 2012 to 2015 in both expansion and non-expansion states, and compares findings by state based on metropolitan, micropolitan, and rural (noncore) location.
Author(s): Abigail R. Barker, Kelsey Huntzberry, Timothy D. McBride, Keith J. Mueller
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Veterans in Rural America: 2011-2015
Reports detailed demographic, social, and economic characteristics of rural veterans, based primarily on 2011–2015 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates. Includes comparisons of rural veterans to both urban veterans and rural nonveterans. Topics addressed include health insurance coverage, disability status and service-connected disability, and use of VA healthcare.
Additional links: Rural Veterans State Tables
Author(s): Kelly Ann Holder
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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State Data Accompanying MMWR Surveillance Summary 66 (No. SS-1): 1-8: Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas, United States, 2005-2015
Interactive data visualization that provides state-level metropolitan and non-metro data on expected and potentially excess deaths from cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, heart disease, stroke, and unintentional injury. Under the Options heading, select "Numbers of Potentially Excess Deaths by State" or "Potentially Excess and Expected Deaths by State and Locality" to access the data.
Citation: MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(SS-1), 1-8
Date: 01/2017
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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2016 Rural Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplaces, by State
Provides county-level enrollment data through March 2016 for state health insurance marketplaces (HIMs) functioning as federally facilitated marketplaces (FFMs) and as federally supported state-based marketplaces (FS-SBMs). Enrollment rates are identified as a percent of the potential market of participants, and parsed by metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas for each state.
Author(s): Abigail R. Barker, Kelsey A. Huntzberry, Timothy D. McBride, Leah M. Kemper, Keith J. Mueller
Date: 01/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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The State of America's Children 2017
Provides national and state-by-state data on children. Includes information on: population, poverty, income and wealth inequality, housing and homelessness, hunger and nutrition, health, early childhood, education, welfare, juvenile justice, and gun violence.
Additional links: State Factsheets
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Children's Defense Fund
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Does Your State Face Rural Area Provider Shortages?
Shares the percentage of each state's population living in a rural county, along with the following rural and urban healthcare workforce statistics: number of specialists per 100,000 population, number of primary care providers (PCPs) per 100,000 population, and the percent of counties that are wholly designated primary care health professional shortage areas (HPSAs).
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Healthcare Value Hub
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State Law Fact Sheet: A Summary of State Community Health Worker Laws
Details the state laws pertaining to Community Health Workers as of June 30, 2016. Includes laws defining scope of practice, team-based care models, reimbursement, and the core certification process.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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State-Level Projections of Supply and Demand for Primary Care Practitioners: 2013-2025
Presents projections for supply and demand of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in 2025, using 2013 data as baseline. Features statistics with breakdowns by provider type and state-level maps showing projected supply versus demand for each of these provider types.
Date: 11/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Center for Health Workforce Analysis
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Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States--State Estimates Supplement: National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, 2013-2014
Companion report to Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States: Data From the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, 2013-2014. Provides state-level estimates of topics covered in Appendix B of that report, including providers by geographical area and organizational characteristics, staff types, service types, and user characteristics.
Author(s): M. Sengupta, R. Valverde, J.P. Lendon, et al.
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Investing in America's Health: A State-by-State Look at Public Health Funding and Key Health Facts
Provides state-by-state information on public health funding. Includes information on funding provided to the states by the federal government, as well as state public health budgets
Date: 04/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Trust for America's Health
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Diversity in Medical Education: Facts & Figures 2016
Interactive report with detailed statistical information on race, ethnicity, and gender in medical education in the United States for the 2014–2015 academic year, and trend data on select topics. Includes a map showing concentrations of select race and ethnicity of medical school applicants, matriculants, and graduates by state of legal residence. Map may be customized by student group and race/ethnicity, including American Indians or Alaska Natives.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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Free Clinics in the Rural Safety Net, 2014
Examines availability and location of free clinics across the U.S. Highlights challenges faced by free clinics, including challenges associated with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Additional links: Key Facts
Author(s): Amy Martin, Grishma Bhavsar, Lauren Workman, Janice C. Probst
Date: 09/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Recruitment of Non-U.S. Citizen Physicians to Rural and Underserved Areas through Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Programs
Collects and analyzes information from states to recognize national trends in J-1 Visa Waivers and recruitment of international medical graduates to provide care to rural and underserved areas.
Date: 04/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
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Emergency Medical Services Leadership Education: A State-by-State Compendium of EMS Leadership Development Education
Results of a survey of 48 National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) member states and territories. Features statistics including breakdowns by type of EMS education program, target audience, instructional methodology, incentives for participation, funding sources, and certification benefits.
Date: 11/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of State EMS Officials
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Diversity in the Physician Workforce: Facts & Figures 2014
Interactive report identifying demographics and practice patterns of the physician workforce that graduated from United States M.D. granting medical schools. A map in Section III provides access to state and county-level physician data. Table 12 in Section V lists primary care and specialist physicians by rural and urban areas and by race/ethnicity.
Date: 2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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Mental Health, United States, 2010
Presents national-level estimates on the mental health including substance abuse status of the urban and rural populations, providers and settings for mental health services, and payers and payment mechanisms. Includes state-level estimates of the mental health status of each state's population, as well as provider and payment mechanisms for mental health services at the state-level.
Date: 2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Health Care Access for Infants and Toddlers in Rural Areas
Research brief describing how rural children are more likely to face a unique combination of challenges that negatively impact their health and development, such as fewer healthcare providers, barriers to accessing care, and higher rates of poverty. Includes rural/urban comparisons for each state, with information on the percentage of infants and toddlers lacking health insurance, receiving recommended vaccinations, attending a preventive medical appointment, and more.
Author(s): Jessie Laurore, Gayane Baziyants, Sarah Daily
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Child Trends
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CDC's Social Vulnerability Index (SVI)
Identifies communities that may need support to prepare for and recover from disasters. Offers rankings by census tract based on 15 U.S. Census indicators focused on four themes: socioeconomic status; household composition; race, ethnicity, and language; and housing and transportation.
Additional links: County Maps, Interactive Map
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Community Resilience Estimates
Offers state and county profiles focused on community resilience, the capacity of community members to deal with and recover from a disaster and its related health, social, and economic impacts. Identifies risk factors for households and individuals, such as poverty level, unemployment, language barriers, and health status, and shares the risk factor results by county within each state and by census tract within each county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Practice Information by State: What You Need to Know About NP Practice in Your State
Provides details about nurse practitioner (NP) practice in all 50 states, Washington, DC, and select territories. Includes information on signature authority and the number of continuing education hours required for licensure.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
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Nurse Practitioner State Practice Environment
Interactive map providing an overview of nurse practitioner (NP) licensure for all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and US. territories. Shows states and territories in which NPs are permitted full, reduced, or restricted practice, and provides definitions of these terms.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
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Farmer-Specific Mental Health and Crisis Resources, Support Groups & Hotline Numbers
Directory of state-level mental health and suicide prevention resources for farmers.
Type: Directory
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Life Expectancy at Birth for U.S. States and Census Tracts, 2010-2015
Interactive map showing estimates of U.S. life expectancy at birth by state and census tract for the period 2010-2015, based on data from the U.S. Small-area Life Expectancy Estimates Project (USALEEP). Note that the map does not include access to county-level estimates.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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State-by-State Health Insurance Coverage among Women of Reproductive Age in 2017
Presents an interactive map with corresponding reports for each state highlighting the rates of insurance coverage for women of reproductive age. Breaks down data by age, race, marital status, metro and nonmetro, and compares state rates to U.S. rates.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Urban Institute
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Scopes of Practice for Behavioral Health Professionals
Tool for finding state-by-state characteristics of the behavioral health professional workforce, including credentialing requirements and services they are allowed to perform.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center
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State Community Health Worker Models
Presents community health worker models by state. Details financing, education, certification, and other state-level information. Features interactive national map.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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SHADAC: State Profiles
Provides national, state-, and county-level statistics on health insurance coverage, access to care, care affordability, and service utilization for all fifty states.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: State Health Access Data Assistance Center
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Trends in Opioid-Related Hospitalizations
Presents state-by-state data on opioid-related hospitalizations throughout the U.S. Details the change in hospitalization rate in each state from 2009-2014. Identifies the geographic areas in each state with the highest rates. Includes county-level data on opioid-related hospitalization rates in 32 states
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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RHIhub Rural Healthcare Facility State Maps
Individual state maps showing each state's Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, as well as rural Federally Qualified Health Centers.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Directory of Local Health Departments
Contact information for local public health departments. Browse by state or search by zip code.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Locations
A directory of VA facilities, including benefit offices, Vet Centers, VA hospitals, and Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)
Provides access to results for this annual survey focused on substance abuse and mental health issues. Includes information on prevalence and services. Rural-specific data is available in detailed tables that list "geographic characteristics." Data is also made available by state and for regions within states.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Medicare Chronic Conditions Dashboards
Provides access to regional, state, and county statistics on prevalence, utilization, and Medicare spending for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions and multiple chronic conditions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) AtlasPlus
Provides access to state and county-level data on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Also includes data on the social determinants of health and state-level data on the rural population.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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County Health Rankings and Roadmaps: Find More Data
Identifies and describes state and national data sources that provide county-level data on topics relevant to health.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
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Medicare Geographic Variation Dashboards: State and County
Access to state and county-level data on variations in standardized per capita costs for the Medicare fee-for-service population. Includes trend data and comparison to national and state averages. In the county dashboard, select a state by clicking the map.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke
State and county maps and data on heart disease and stroke, with data available by demographic group. Includes county-level healthcare cost data for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. Also covers social and environmental determinants, availability of health services, and location of health care facilities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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State Cancer Profiles
Provides access to state and county cancer statistics and trends, with data by demographic group and cancer type. Also covers screening and risk factors.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Cancer Institute
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Population and Housing Unit Estimates
Access to current and historical population estimates and population change, available at the national, state, county, and city/town level. Also includes data on housing units nationally, by state, and by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Directory of State RTAP Managers
Directory listing of rural transit program managers by state and territory.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Transit Assistance Program
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CDBG Program Contacts
Directory of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program state contacts.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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The Rural Data Portal
Provides over 350 data indicators identifying social, economic, and housing characteristics of communities in the United States. Utilizes the Housing Assistance Council (HAC) tabulations of public use data sets, including the Census of Population and Housing, the American Community Survey (ACS), and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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Medicare Advantage: National and State Enrollment Tables and Maps
A list of tables and maps identifying enrollment in Medicare Advantage and other prepaid plans by state. Tables 3, 4, and 5 show rural by state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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J-1 Visa State Contacts
Access a list of contacts in each state who can address questions related to the State Conrad 30 program and/or J-1 Visa Waivers.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
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State Health Facts: Status of State Action on the Medicaid Expansion Decision
Presents a state-by-state summary of the latest legislative activity regarding Medicaid Expansion.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics
Access to data, maps and projections on the veteran population nationally and by state, with some county-level information. Also offers data on utilization and expenditures related to VA benefits.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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Area Health Resources Files (AHRF)
Provides access to data on healthcare facilities, healthcare utilization, demographics, and social determinants of health by state and county. Includes data for health workforce and health professions training at the state level. Shares data from a variety of sources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
County-by-county information on health outcomes and health factors. Each county is ranked within its state. Includes data related to length of life, quality of life, clinical care, health behaviors, social and economic factors that impact health, and the physical environment. State Health Gaps reports explore differences in health among counties for each state. Also includes examples of how the rankings have been used and of effective programs and policies to improve health.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Suicide Prevention Resource Center: States
Provides information, resources, and suicide prevention plans for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Includes contacts, events, current legislation, and news updates for each state on the topic of suicide prevention.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Profiles of Hunger, Poverty, and Federal Nutrition Programs
State profiles that report on how well states are doing at meeting the food needs of low-income residents. Includes data on poverty, food insecurity, funding of and participation in federal nutrition programs, and state economic security policies.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Food Research & Action Center
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State Flex Profiles
Profiles of each state's Rural Hospital Medicare Flexibility (Flex) Program activities related to supporting Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Includes state Flex program contacts.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Technical Assistance and Services Center
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Area Health Education Centers Directory
Directory of Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) and AHEC Programs by state. AHECs work to recruit, train, and retain health professionals committed to underserved populations.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National AHEC Organization
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3RNet Rural Recruitment and Retention Location Finder
Provides a listing of available healthcare positions serving rural and underserved areas within each state. Includes a contact person who can assist health professionals and their families identify the resources necessary to meet the personal and professional requirements for the positions they seek.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
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Health System Data Center
Provides access to state data on health system performance, with the option to compare data across states. Topics covered include healthcare access, quality, cost, and outcomes.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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National Association for State Community Services Programs: State Contacts
Provides a searchable listing of contacts for state community services programs funded through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the U.S. Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE/WAP). Implements services including weatherization, energy assistance, child care, nutrition, employment, state energy programs, job training, and housing in urban, suburban, and rural communities.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Association for State Community Services Programs
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Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Programs by State
Directory of programs that address the healthcare needs of homeless veterans. Organized alphabetically by state and includes the District of Columbia. Listings offer the program name, location, full address, and phone number.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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State Traffic Safety Information
Provides state traffic safety data and statistics, including rural versus urban traffic fatalities and fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles driven. Covers fatalities information by alcohol-impaired driving, vehicle type, crash type, and person type. County profiles with more limited information are also available. Includes Native America traffic safety statistics by Native American fatalities, all fatalities on reservations, and Native American fatalities on reservations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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Disabled American Veterans Hospital Service Coordinator Directory
State-by-state list of Hospital Service Coordinators (HSCs), their affiliated VA Medical Centers, and contact information. HSCs manage DAV transportation programs for veterans needing medical care.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Disabled American Veterans
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USDA Service Center Locator: Rural Development
Provides contact information for USDA Rural Development service centers by state, county, and for the U.S. territories and commonwealths.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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VA State Summary Fact Sheets
Provides links to summaries for each of the 50 states, which offer statistics related to veterans and their health care.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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State Minority Health Contacts
Provides contact information for state offices of minority and multicultural health through an interactive map. Includes information for the U.S. Commonwealths and Territories.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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Family Care Navigator
Directory listing by state for caregivers identifying programs and services available to help family members living at home and in residential facilities.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Family Caregiver Alliance
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Critical Access Hospital (CAH) State Profiles
Interactive map that provides state-level reports on the financial, quality, and community benefit indicators of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Explore the Title V Federal-State Partnership
Provides access to data and reports from the 59 states and jurisdictions that receive Title V Block Grant funds from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Includes state snapshots with maternal and child health data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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State Level Health Center Data and Maps
Provides state-level data on the number of grantees and delivery sites, health center patients, staff, and patient visits.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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RHIhub State Guides
Provides statistics, maps, publications, organizations, program examples, and other resources related to rural health for all 50 states, as well as the U.S. territories and commonwealths.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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State Offices of Rural Health Directory
Directory of the State Offices of Rural Health with contact information for key SORH staff. Maintained by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH).
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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National Center on Elder Abuse State Resources
Provides a state listing of resources related to elder mistreatment, including helplines and government agencies. Also provides information on relevant state laws and regulations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center on Elder Abuse
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National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
Provides access to reports and data on healthcare quality and disparities information, including strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement. State View provides information on how each state compares to national healthcare quality benchmarks.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Program
Provides access to annual estimates of income and poverty for all U.S. states and counties as well as estimates of school-age children in poverty for all U.S. school districts. Offers reports and visualizations, including a variety of maps.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
Easy-to-use resource for accessing to data from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs. Includes data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health. Data is available for the nation, each state and county, and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Program
Single-year estimates of health insurance coverage by county and state. Includes coverage by age, race, gender, and income. Selected maps are available, some by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides child well-being data by state, county, and congressional district. Includes the following topics: demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
Locate treatment facilities addressing substance use, addiction, and mental health problems by ZIP code or city and state.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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State Human Service Agency Information and Links
Includes a link to a directory of state human service agencies, providing telephone numbers and links to websites for each state's agency or agencies dealing with human service programs.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: American Public Human Services Association
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State Public Health Data
Provides public health data on key health indicators, public health preparedness, and public health funding indicators for all U.S. states and territories.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Trust for America's Health
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State Transportation Web Sites
Provides access to state department of transportation websites and other associated programs.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Federal Transit Administration
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State Rural Health Associations Directory
Directory providing contact information for each state rural health association.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
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State Primary Care Offices Directory
Contact information for state Primary Care Offices (PCOs). These offices can provide shortage designation application help and shortage information, as well as information on the Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver program, loan repayment programs, and recruitment and retention.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Health Workforce
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State Data Center Member Network
Official sources of state-level demographic, economic, and social statistics produced by the U.S. Census Bureau. Includes links to the data center in each state, as well as U.S. Commonwealths and Territories.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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State and Regional Primary Care Associations Listing
Directory listing address, phone, email, and web addresses for state and regional Primary Care Associations (PCAs). PCAs work to promote, expand, and optimize access to primary care.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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State Health Facts: Medicaid Benefits
Presents state-by-state information on Medicaid benefits. Lists coverage for services provided at hospitals, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and other facilities. Also covers dental health, mental health, long-term care, transportation, and other services.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Online Services for Key Low-Income Benefit Programs
Provides state-by-state information on online services related to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps), Medicaid, CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), and child care assistance.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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ERS State Fact Sheets
Statistics for each state on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Provides data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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State Health Facts
Contains state-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more. Includes individual state profiles and 50-state comparisons.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Last Updated: 9/15/2020