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NRHA president testifies before Congress on rural health.

The U.S. House Committee on Small Business’ Subcommittees on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade and Health and Technology held a joint hearing today on the importance of rural health and telehealth to help and support rural communities. NRHA President David Schmitz, MD, testified on how federal investments in rural health care help ensure that rural health care thrives leading to healthy communities and sustainable their communities .

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CMS Announces Series of Nationwide RAC 101 Calls.

CMS will be conducting a series of Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) 101 calls for providers, according to this schedule: April 28, 2010 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST: Nationwide RAC 101 Call, 1-877-251-0301 May 4, 2010 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST: Nationwide RAC 101 Call for Home Health and Hospice, 1-877-251-0301 May 5, 2010 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST: Nationwide RAC 101 Call for DMEPOS, 1-877-251-0301 May 12, 2010 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST: Nationwide RAC 101 Call for Physicians, 1-877-251-0301.

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Health Care Reform Update.

The Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) does not appear to be moving forward. As of last night, four Republican senators - Mike Lee (Utah), Jerry Moran (Kansas), Rand Paul (Kentucky) and Susan Collins (Maine) - publicly stated they would oppose the revised version of the BCRA, leaving the bill short of the 50 votes required to proceed. .

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Rural pilot smoking cessation program proves beneficial.

Prior to the implementation of Beat the Pack, a pilot smoking cessation program introduced last year at Carle Clinic in Mattoon, Ill., rural Coles County had no formal smoking cessation program. Beat the Pack helps take the burden off busy providers who don't always have time for smoking cessation counseling at patient appointments..

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Secretary Price seeks NRHA input.

NRHA CEO Alan Morgan just spoke with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price regarding proposed regulations just released by HHS for the Hospital Outpatient, Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System. In this conversation, Secretary Price made a commitment to prioritize rural hospitals and health care. .

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