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Rural Health Information Hub

Formerly the
Rural Assistance Center

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Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Organizations

AAAASF Rural Health Clinic Medicare Accreditation (AAAASF/RHC)
Provides private accreditation for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), to meet the compliance requirement of CMS.
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
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 their programs.
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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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Health Services Associates, Inc (HSA)
Promotes access to care through delivering consulting services to communities, hospitals and practices in rural and underserved communities throughout the U.S. Provides information and resources on becoming a rural health clinic (RHC).
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National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC)
Works to improve the delivery of quality, cost-effective healthcare in rural underserved areas through the Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program.
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Partnership for Patients
Public-private partnership that works to improve the quality, safety, and affordability of health care for all Americans. Brings together leaders of hospitals, employers, physicians, nurses, and patient advocates along with state and federal governments in a shared effort to make hospital care safer, more reliable, and less costly.
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Rural Health Value
Provides education, information, tools, and resources through the Rural Health Value website. Works to create high performance rural health systems. A cooperative agreement between the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, and Stratis Health. Formerly called the Rural Health System Analysis and Technical Assistance (RHSATA) program.
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The Compliance Team
Provides private accreditation for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), to meet the compliance requirement of CMS.
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Last Reviewed: 4/27/2015