Rural Healthcare Payment and Reimbursement – Organizations
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Operates the Medicare and Medicaid programs - two national healthcare programs that benefit millions of Americans. Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Website includes access to research, statistics, and data related to these programs.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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
Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
A nonpartisan congressional agency that advises the U.S. Congress on Medicaid and CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program) policy, including issues on payment, access to care, and healthcare reform. Includes statistical reports.
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
A nonpartisan legislative branch agency that provides the U.S. Congress with analysis and policy advice on the Medicare program. Examines access to care, quality of care, and other issues affecting Medicare.
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
Provides policy analysis, research, and evaluation on issues affecting rural health, such as changes in Medicare payments to rural providers, access to care for rural residents, and the rural public health infrastructure.
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
One of the Rural Health Research Centers currently funded
by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Works to
identify rural health problems through policy-relevant
analyses, geographic and graphical presentation of data,
and information dissemination.
Rural Health Value
Formed by a cooperative agreement between the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, and Stratis Health, Rural Health Value provides education, information, tools, and resources to help create high performance rural health systems. Formerly called the Rural Health System Analysis and Technical Assistance (RHSATA) program.
Last Reviewed: 10/20/2022