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Category Archives: Current Affairs

Show-Me ECHO Webinar – June 22, 2016

June 17, 2016

View the webinar flyer “Show-Me ECHO 101” on June 22nd from Noon to 1:00 p.m.

To register, contact Wendy Hough at or call our main line at 573.884.7958.


Proposed Rule to Improve Hospital Care

June 17, 2016

MLN Connects Provider eNews
View the e-News.

Rural Monitor: Rural solutions to opioid epidemic; Models: mental health for youth, community health promotion; more

June 15, 2016

Rural Health Information Hub
View the 6.15.16 updates.

Annual Health Policy Summit- Registration Now Open!!

June 15, 2016

Center for Health Policy – University Missouri
Save the Date! – Friday October 28, 2016

Registration Form

What Medicare or Small Business Health Options (SHOP) publications/information would be helpful to your company/organization?

June 15, 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to know the products, materials, and messaging you need around the following:

  • Employees aging into Medicare
  • Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP).

In addition, we would also like to hear your suggestions for Medicare and SHOP related topics to be presented on one of the upcoming Employer Forum calls.

Submit any suggestions, comments, or questions to , with “Employer Forum” in the subject line.

Research Alert: Medicare Accountable Care Organizations: Beneficiary Assignment Update

June 13, 2016

Rural Health Research & Policy Centers

View the Research Alert.

Rural Population Health Learning Collaborative June 27, 2016 Webinar Notice

June 10, 2016

You’re Invited to Participate

When Rural Isolation Means More than Geography: Rural-Urban Differences in Inclusive Practices for LGBT Patients Sins of Omission & Commission: Interviews with Healthcare Providers About Sexuality, Health, and Disability  (webinar)

Monday, June 27th
Time: 3:00 PM (GMT-4:00) Eastern Time
(US and Canada)

Join us for a discussion with David Tillman, Chair and Assistant Professor of Public Health at the Campbell University School of Public Health, Buies Creek, NC

There is no need to pre-register for this webinar!

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  14157629988,7069532956# or 16465687788,7069532956#

Or Telephone: Dial: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) or +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll)

Meeting ID: 706 953 2956

International numbers available: