Rural Health Care Leadership Conference News Coverage

34th Annual AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference. February 17-18, 2021. A virtual conference and engagement exerience.

Rural health care leaders are actively transforming their organizations through a focus on affordability and value with innovative responses to emerging opportunities. Strategic partnerships that cut across the care continuum, evolving payment models, unique workforce approaches, effective leveraging of digital technologies, attention to the social determinants of health, and new care models are enabling rural providers to improve the health of their communities. Success is being driven by inspired leadership, forward-thinking governance, and resilient clinicians.

The American Hospital Association’s 2021 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference and Virtual Experience, February 17-18, brings together top practitioners and thinkers to share strategies and resources for accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system. We’ll examine the most significant operational, financial and environmental challenges and present innovative approaches that will enable you to transform your organization’s care delivery model and business practices.

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Oct 14, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host an Oct.
Sep 9, 2015
Passage of the Protecting Access to Rural Therapy Services Act, or PARTS Act, H.R. 1611/S. 257, the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act, H.R. 169/S.
Sep 9, 2015
Passage of the Protecting Access to Rural Therapy Services Act, or PARTS Act, H.R. 1611/S. 257, the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act, H.R. 169/S.
Jun 26, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services anticipates that the July update to the Hospital Compare website will include performance data reported voluntarily by critical access hospitals, th
Jun 9, 2015
Rural hospital leaders today made their case for regulatory relief from federal policies – like the 96-hour physician certification requirement, direct physician supervision of outpatient therapeut
Jun 9, 2015
Rural hospital leaders made their case for regulatory relief from federal policies – like the 96-hour physician certification requirement, direct physician supervision of outpatient therapeutic ser
Apr 6, 2015
Requiring critical access hospitals that are less than 15 miles from another hospital to revert to the hospital prospective payment system would generate modest savings for Medicare but likely be d
Mar 9, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should seek legislation to reduce swing-bed reimbursement rates for critical access hospitals from 101% of reasonable costs to the daily rates paid
Feb 23, 2015
The AHA Friday applauded the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s proposal to shorten the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems patient experience surv