7/10/2014 11:36:51 AM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule to reform Medicare regulations identified as “unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively burdensome on health care providers and suppliers.” Revisions include eliminating the requirement that a physician must be onsite at a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Rural Health Clinic (RHC) and a Federally Qualified Health [...]
6/30/2014 11:25:13 AM
This week, Congress will be back in their districts for the Independence Day holiday to meet with constituents. Contact your member of Congress today. Invite them to your facility, attend town halls and visit their district offices. Tell your Senators and Representatives to protect rural hospitals: • Rural Hospitals are important health care access points [...]
6/19/2014 4:45:34 PM
House Republicans today elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as their new Majority Leader. Rep. McCarthy will replace Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) who is stepping down from the position after he lost his primary last week. House Republicans chose Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) to replace Rep. McCarthy as the House majority whip.