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Jun 13, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a proposed rule t
May 17, 2016
Medicare patients admitted to critical access hospitals for common surgical procedures are no more likely to die within 30 days than similar patients at other hospitals and have lower complication
Mar 30, 2016
AHA staff today participated in a White House Convening on Rural Telehealth, which highlighted the essential role of telehealth in reaching high-need rural families and communities.
Feb 22, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications through April 8 for fiscal year 2016 grants to support telehealth services for school-based health centers in rural, front
Feb 17, 2016
Rural hospitals are their community’s anchor.
Feb 12, 2016
As urged by AHA, states may immediately use alternative ways to document that a critical access hospital is a “necessary provider,” the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today
Nov 18, 2015
Tomorrow is National Rural Health Day. There is no better time for the nation’s nearly 2,000 small and rural hospitals to join the AHA in thanking our rural health champions in Congress.
Nov 17, 2015
The AHA today urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to allow a wider variety of documentation to support a critical access hospital’s necessary provider designation, consistent wit
Oct 14, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host an Oct.