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Healthcare Access in Rural Communities – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Healthcare Access in Rural Communities.

PubMed Search: Rural Healthcare Access
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on healthcare access and rural health in the U.S.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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FastStats: Health of American Indian or Alaska Native Population
Contains health-related statistics including live births, health status, health risk factors, access to health care, and mortality rates.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Consumer website providing information related to health insurance coverage, how to get covered, and requirements related to health insurance.
Additional links: En Español
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Hill-Burton Free and Reduced Cost Health Care
Provides information on free or below cost healthcare available to people who meet poverty guidelines from certain healthcare facilities that received federal funds for construction or renovation under the Hill-Burton program.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Supplies information on free and low-cost health insurance programs for children, including Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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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: 8/22/2022