As National #RuralHealthDay came to a close, the National Rural Health Association was in disbelief.
The House Ways and Means Committee is advancing legislation that calls for payment reductions to CAHs and will use those funds to partially pay for other important #ruralhealth programs that Congress has irresponsibly let expire: bit.ly/2AOGOMH
This will result in the closure of even more rural hospitals, further decimating access to health care and escalating economic decline in rural communities across the country: bit.ly/2gFUSyh
NRHA has voiced its opposition to these cuts and we urge you to call your member of Congress and voice your opposition: bit.ly/1e8pAws
And add your voice to the estimated 500+ advocates joining NRHA to push for federal policies that benefit rural hospitals, patients and communities Feb. 6-8 in Washington, DC: bit.ly/2yiX9Jr
Most Americans may view public #transportation as a mainstay of urban life, but #ruralhealth communities like Plainview, Neb. have embraced #publictransit to assist residents with health care access, social visits and daily chores.