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Health and Healthcare in Frontier Areas Organizations

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Coordinates activities related to rural healthcare within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Part of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Focuses on matters affecting rural hospitals and healthcare, coordinating activities within the department that relate to rural healthcare, and maintaining a national information clearinghouse.
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National Center for Frontier Communities (NCFC)
The national organization dedicated to the issues and concerns of frontier communities. The Center serves as a national clearinghouse, conducts research, informs policy, and provides education on issues of importance to frontier communities.
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Last Reviewed: 6/7/2018