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November 17, 2016

If you or others at Mo. Dept of Health & Senior Services would like to find out more about Regroup’s approach to mental health telehealth, we’d like to invite you to attend our upcoming 30-min webinar:

  • Overcoming Clinician Shortages Through Integrated Behavioral Telehealth
  • December 15th at 1:00to 1:30 PMCST
  • Please sign up at link below (also feel free to forward to others)

Webinar sign up:

We’ll be discussing Regroup’s approach to “virtual staffing” of psychiatrists/NPs and therapists into health care entities facing shortages via a video platform optimized for the unique requirements of behavioral health.

We hope you and/or your colleagues will be able to join the webinar. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with questions. is the new ‘go to’ email for all rural health policy questions

November 17, 2016

FORHP, Health Policy, and You

In celebration of National Rural Health Day, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) is proud to announce a new email box to answer all of your rural health policy questions, including Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance. is a resource for providers, advocates, and stakeholders to ask questions and get updates on the health care issues most important to rural communities.

If you would like to be added to the listserv, please send an email with “Subscribe” in the subject line (you can unsubscribe at any time by sending “Unsubscribe” in the subject line).

Feel free to forward this e-mail widely to anyone interested in rural health policy issues.

We look forward to working with you!!

Happy National Rural Health Day! Community Stars 2016 Book Now Available

November 17, 2016

Happy National Rural Health Day!

Just want to thank you for all you do each and every day with us and for millions of people across the country! We don’t take it for granted. Special thanks to Sahi and Michelle for being along on this ride with us today. Hope you have a fabulous day!

Check out and remember the rural people we all work for in our newly-released “Community Stars 2016″ book!

Let’s roll!


Get ready to apply for the FY17 NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program

November 17, 2016

Get ready to apply for the FY17 NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program

The next NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program (LRP) application cycle is expected to open in January 2017.  To expedite the application submission process, potential applicants and facility administrators are encouraged to have their Critical Shortage Facility (CSF) reviewed for eligibility for participation in the NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program. Eligible NURSE Corps sites or CSFs are defined as a health care facility located in, designated as, or serving a mental health or primary medical care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Additional information about eligible health care facilities can be found on page 8 on the NURSE Corps LRP Application and Program Guidance.

For those who have already submitted your site for review, please disregard this message.

Potential applicants and facility administrators may submit their facility information to beginning November 14 through November 30, 2016.  Notifications of facility eligibility will be confirmed by the NURSE Corps staff no later than December 31, 2016, via email.  Please note:  All notifications will be sent to the email address initiating the request.

When submitting a health care facility to the NURSE Corps LRP for consideration, please provide the following information:

  1. Your Name
  2. Name of the facility and its specific location (i.e., satellite facility cannot use main facility address)
  3. Full mailing address of the facility including street address, City, State, and Zip code
    (Do not use P.O. Box)
  4. Profit Status
  5. Your site type. (Review the list of eligible facilities.)

If you have any questions about this process, you may contact our Customer Care Center at 1-800-221-9393, Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays) from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.


Rural Health Information Hub

November 17, 2016

View the Rural Health Information Hub updates.

New AHA/ACC Accreditation Services

November 17, 2016

View the flyer.

Register Now! Strategies for Reversing Out-Migration “WebSight”

November 10, 2016

Register Now.