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2019 Rural Advocacy Agenda

America’s rural hospitals are committed to serving their communities and ensuring local access to high-quality, affordable health care. The AHA is working to ensure federal policies and regulations are updated for 21st century innovation and care delivery, and new resources are invested in rural communities to protect access. The PDF below outlines some key areas of focus for our 2019 advocacy agenda.

 

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