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Category Archives: Current Affairs

Accountable Health Communities Funding Opportunity

January 21, 2016

From last week’s Rural Health Open Door Forum, here is helpful information about the Accountable Health Communities Funding Opportunity

Rural Health Information Hub

January 21, 2016

View the updates.

New Rural Monitor feature: HealthTran

January 21, 2016

View the feature article on Rural Monitor  regarding HealthTran. See https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/rural-monitor/healthtran-rural-missouri/.

Based on the Models and Innovations summary, HealthTran had some great testimonies of riders that we wanted to capture.  Mr. Haralson and Bowen were greatly impacted by HealthTran’s service to rural Missouri.  Feel free to pass along!

Rural Health Research & Policy Centers

January 21, 2016

View the Research Alert.

Rural Health Information Hub

January 21, 2016

View the updates.

Accountable Health Communities: New Funding Opportunity

January 20, 2016

Community Prevention and Multi-Sector Stakeholder Web Forum Series

Advancing Accountable Health Communities: A New Funding Opportunity to Spur Clinical and Community Partnerships

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Wednesday, January 20
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) recently announced a new $157 million funding opportunity, the Accountable Health Community Model (AHC) to better bridge clinical care and social services. The AHC model acknowledges the critical need to address underlying social determinants of health and equity and emphasizes clinical-community partnerships. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will award up to 44 cooperative agreements in three tracks. Please join our Web Forum to learn more details about the AHC Funding Opportunity Announcement from CMMI staff as well as reflections and insights specific to emerging opportunities this new funding will provide.

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Research Alert: FORHP Research Center Journal Publications between October 2014 and September 2015

January 20, 2016

View the Rural Health Research articles.