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Category Archives: Health

Veterans Health Information

June 25, 2014

View the attached file:  Addressing the Health Care Needs of Rural Veterans toolkit

Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

June 5, 2014

Hot Off the Presses

1. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) will hold a webinar on June 9th at 2 PM EDT for 340B stakeholders. As a result of the ACA’s 340B expansion, many rural hospitals are now eligible for this program and can take advantage of reduced pricing for outpatient drugs.  The objectives of the webinar are to update hospitals on the registration process and outline the upcoming changes to the registration database.  Please see webinar details below:

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USDA for HIT

June 3, 2014

The Missouri Health Information Technology Center is sponsoring a “Missouri Marketplace” seminar to discuss the application process for eligible hospitals, rural health clinics and health providers seeking low-cost loans and grants for health information technology available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The center has partnered with the Missouri State Office of the USDA, MHA, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ Office of Primary Care and Rural Health and the Delta Regional Authority to present this program.

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ORHP Award Announcement: Rural Health Network Planning Program

May 19, 2014

The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is pleased to announce the release of 14 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program (Network Planning) awards in FY 2014.  The purpose of the Network Planning program is to support the planning and development of rural integrated healthcare networks.

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Delta Health Care Services Grant Program

May 19, 2014

 

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.874

Link

view program website

Sponsor

USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service

Deadlines

Jun 13, 2014

Contact

Natalie Melton
Phone: 202.690.1374
Email: rd.deltahealth@wdc.usda.gov
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Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

May 9, 2014

Hot Off the Presses 

  1. The U.S. Departments of Education, Labor and Health and Human Services have announced the release of a Request for Information (RFI) to support the development of high-quality career pathways systems. The Departments are working together to improve the alignment of training and job skills programs at State, regional, tribal and local levels to better meet employer needs. Responses will inform the work of each Department as they design investments, policies and legislative strategies to improve career outcomes for youth and adults. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit comments outlining career issues unique to rural. Instructions on how to respond can be found at https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/04/23/2014-09274/request-for-information-on-adoption-of-career-pathways-approaches-for-the-delivery-of-education. The response period is open until June 9, 2014.

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Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

May 7, 2014

 Hot Off the Presses

 

  1.    The  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new interactive search tool that can help consumers and other stakeholders navigate information about the types of medical services and procedures delivered by physicians and other healthcare professionals. Rural providers can check their publicly available data, and rural residents can use the tool to begin to compare their provider(s) to others. Users can search for a provider by   (more…)