National Rural Health Association

Improving the Health of 62 Million Rural Americans

26th Rural Health Policy Institute

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Feb. 3-5, 2015

Washington, D.C.

Join NRHA for the largest rural advocacy event in the country. Learn firsthand about the development and implementation of health care policy at the federal level and meet with your members.

Conference agenda

Schedule at a glance

Click here for the Monday agenda.

Click here for the Tuesday-Thursday agenda. 

Display table registration

Don't miss the opportunity to increase your visibility in the rural market with a sponsorship. Download NRHA's current Visibility Guide or contact Larry Bedell to learn more.

A limited number of display tables are available.  Download the registration form here.

Rural ACO Summit

Monday, February 2

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

No cost, but registration is required. (Lunch is included.)

This free educational conference, sponsored by the National Rural ACO Consortium, will bring together experienced 2012-2014 rural ACO's, 2015 participants and potential applicants for the 2016 Program. Attendees will learn from the experience of early adopters, the basics of participation and about the new ACO Investment Model that can provide forgivable loans to fund the transformation of rural health systems.

Registration is within the same link as the conference above.

Registration information

Click here to register online, or download the registration form to mail or email.

Conference rates:

Advance registration (before Jan. 12): $589 member, $689 non-member*

After Jan. 12: $689 member, $789 non-member*

*Price includes a one-year complimentary membership for first-time NRHA members.


Capital Hilton
1001 16th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Room rate: $299 plus tax (currently 14.5 percent)

Book your room online or call 1-800-HILTONS and mention NRHA to receive the discounted room rate. Deadline is Jan. 12 or when rooms sell out.


Super Shuttle provides service from Washington area airports to local hotels. Call 800-258-3826 or go to

The Capital Hilton is located just a few blocks from three different Metro stations: Farragut North, Farragut West and McPherson Square (blue and orange lines). The system map is available on the WMATA web site.

Advocacy 101 pre-conference workshop

Monday, February 2

3-4 p.m.

Only $25

One person can make a difference.

Join NRHA for a hands-on pre-conference workshop where you will be learn how to be a successful rural health care advocate. Learn invaluable tips for communicating with your elected representatives and become skilled in how to advance your legislative goals in Congress.

Registration is within the same link as the conference above. 

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