NRHA's Rural Health Voices blog offers informed commentary on the latest news in rural health care from NRHA staff and editorials from selected contributors.

NRHA Technical Assistance Center releases COVID-19 position

A significant amount of discussion on NRHA Connect and in other organizations has focused on accounting and cost report treatment of various funding streams from COVID-19-related legislation. This paper outlines some issues involved and suggests positions providers may consider or discussions they should have with their financial and reimbursement advisers. The positions of NRHA are not authoritative and should not be solely relied upon for financial or reimbursement reporting. In...

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NRHA releases 2019 policy papers

The policy papers and statements adopted by NRHA’s Rural Health Congress are the background and support for NRHA's Legislative and Regulatory Agenda, which reflects the mission and values of NRHA by highlighting issues of importance to our membership. NRHA members and our Rural Health Fellows set the policies and positions that NRHA advocates for at a national level and all members of the association are encouraged to participate in the development of policy by...

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A Model for Creating Rural Health Policy Internships

Improving our nation’s rural healthcare system begins with good public policy. On April 28th, Shepherd University hosted a seminar on rural health policy, while also formally launching a new rural policy internship opportunity for the University students.

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