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Certified RHC Professional Training

National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC) will be rolling out it's brand new, one-of-a-kind "Certified RHC Professional" CRHCP training soon!  Registration opens Dec. 1st to Feb. 1st or until we fill up - whichever comes first (maximum 50 learners accepted).  We switched the name to the...
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Specialists Help Rural Docs Treat Opioid Addiction Via Telehealth

Thousands of Nevadans living in rural communities and underserved areas have limited access to healthcare. The remoteness can also make it difficult for primary care providers treating people with opioid-use disorders. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports that teleconferencing could help bridge the gap.
About ten specialists...
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Using Urgent Care Centers to Support Rural Patient Care Access

Urgent care centers are effective for overcoming patient care access issues in medically underserved areas, according to the American Hospital Association (AHA). As a part of its Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities, AHA recently explored how urgent care centers can fill care access gaps in...
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Over 1,300 Hospitals Urge CMS to Withdraw 340B Drug Payment Cuts

Over 1,300 rural hospitals and other healthcare organizations that serve low-income communities added their voices to the growing list of stakeholders opposing proposed payment cuts to the 340B Drug Pricing program. CMS proposed in July 2017 to reduce hospital reimbursement for most 340B prescription drugs. Rather than paying eligible hospitals...
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