AHA comments on the House Ways & Means Committee Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force request for information (RFI). The RFI solicits comments on factors that contribute to health outcomes in these areas, examples of successful models and lessons from the field that address access and outcomes, and considerations for the unique circumstances of rural and underserved communities.
The AHA supports policies and legislation that enable rural hospitals to care for their communities. The Rural Advocacy Agenda outlines some key areas of focus…
Rural Advocacy Agenda Archive
AHA Comments on Rural and Underserved Communities He
In order for a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) to receive payment under Medicare Part A, Medicare currently requires physicians to certify that patients will be…