Jan 10, 2023 - Describes experiences of Western Carolina University nursing students enrolled in the RNs in Primary Care project. This is a Health Resources and Services Administration-funded program geared toward exposing nursing students and nurses to primary care-focused practice and helping them build skills in care coordination.
Source: Western Carolina University
Jan 6, 2023 - Announces new officers and committee members for the 2023 American Hospital Association (AHA) Rural Health Services Committee. The committee represents the AHA's small, rural and Critical Access Hospital members by participating in advocacy and development of policy and resources, with a focus on strategic opportunities.
Source: American Hospital Association
Jan 4, 2023 - Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) making technical corrections to the November 23, 2022, final rule
. This correction is effective January 1, 2023.
Source: Federal Register
Dec 29, 2022 - Describes the impact that the Critical Access Hospital program has had in providing care to rural Kentuckians, and ensuring the financial viability of small, rural hospitals. Also notes that expansion of the Medicaid program has been important to the viability of rural Kentucky hospitals.
Source: Marshall County Tribune-Courier
Dec 16, 2022 - The National Rural Health Association is seeking articles discussing the impact of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program on Critical Access Hospitals for a special section of an upcoming issue of the Journal of Rural Health. Submissions are due December 30, 2022.
Source: National Rural Health Association