Community Characteristics and Financial and Operational Performance of Rural Health Clinics in the United States: A Chartbook
Provides an overview of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in the United States, including history of the RHC program, number and distribution of RHCs, operating details, characteristics of demographics served, financial and staffing information, and quality measures. Utilizes data from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Cost Reports, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's County Health Rankings to provide comprehensive data about RHCs. Includes U.S. maps showing types of RHCs by state; demographic and socioeconomic breakdowns of populations in RHC and non-RHC counties with large rural, medium/small rural, isolated/completely rural, and urban comparisons; costs of RHC services; staffing patterns; and more.
Author(s): John A. Gale, Zachariah Croll, Jamar Croom, Louisa Munk, Yvonne Jonk Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Research Center view details
Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)
Printable map that shows the location of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) nationwide by state. Data source: data.HRSA.gov, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Date: 04/2022 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
NHSC New Sites Application Cycle Webinar
Recording of a March 23, 2022, webinar providing an overview of rural healthcare facilities interested in applying to be a new National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site. Discusses the NHSC loan repayment and scholarship programs, the benefits of becoming an NHSC-approved site, and the eligibility requirements and application process to become an approved site. Part of the Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Series.
Date: 03/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organizations: Health Resources and Services Administration, National Association of Rural Health Clinics view details
Rural Health Clinics
Policy position paper providing an overview of Rural Health Clinics. Offers policy recommendations regarding access to care, RHC reimbursement, and programmatic updates.
Author(s): Kelly Braun, Trent Bourland Date: 02/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Billing
Addresses issues related to Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) billing during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Covers COVID-19 test specimen collection, diagnostic laboratory services, hospital services, ambulance services, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), telehealth, skilled nursing facility services, home health, vaccination, and other services.
Date: 02/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
Michigan Certified Rural Health Clinics
Lists rural health clinics in Michigan that are CMS certified as of January 2022. Includes street address and county for each clinic.
Date: 01/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Bureau of Community and Health Systems, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs view details