AHA's Rural Webinars

WEBINAR: CMS Guidance for Rural Emergency Hospital Model. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Jan. 26 published guidance for REH provisions. On a March 1, experts from the AHA, CMS and HRSA will explain what rural hospital leaders need to know about REH enrollment, the conversion process and conditions of participation, as well as answer questions. Watch the reply and access slides HERE.

Rural Emergency Hospital Webinar. The Rural Health Redesign Center has released a recording of its Jan. 18 webinar on the requirements and application process for eligible rural and critical access hospitals interested in converting to a Rural Emergency Hospital, a new Medicare provider type effective Jan. 1. For more on how rural hospitals and critical access hospitals can apply for conversion to an REH, see the recent AHA Special Bulletin.