Rural hospitals are at risk of closure. Profit margins are too thin to sustain this crisis and immediate legislative and regulatory actions are needed to stabilize and improve the urgent problems challenging rural communities. Recently, the Bipartisan Policy Center Rural Health Task Force released their policy recommendations to improve healthcare quality, lower costs and enhance coverage and delivery. Five key recommendations are outlined in the report, including enhanced payments to keep obstetric units open and tax credits to encourage physicians and advance practice providers to stay in rural communities.
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Events This Month
29sep11:30 am12:30 pmA Look in the Mirror: Shifting Paradigms to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in End-Of-Life CareMJHS Hospice and Palliative Care Webinar11:30 am - 12:30 pm Event Type :Education Events,Webinar
29sep12:00 pm1:00 pmUnderstanding CMS Credentialing and Privileging Requirements for Hospitals, CAH and Medicare Advantage OrganizationsSDAHO Webinar12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event Type :Education Events,Webinar