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Present at NRHA events

NRHA is accepting presentation submissions for the 2015 Rural Health Clinic and Critical Access Hospital Conferences through May 18. The online application process is now open for the RHC conference and for the CAH conference. The events will be Sept.... more

Continue the campaign to #SaveRural hospitals

NRHA has developed advocacy materials for you to review and share, along with three simple requests for members to ask their senators and representatives. Infographics depicting the assault and individual threats posted to rural hospitals and CAHs... more


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Brock A. Slabach, MPH, FACHE

Brock A. Slabach, MPH, FACHE

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  • Brock A. Slabach, MPH, FACHE

    Health Affairs implies hospital closures don’t matter

    Yes, you read that correctly. Health Affairs reported in its May 2015 edition that “Hospital Closures...

  • Brock A. Slabach, MPH, FACHE

    Low-Volume Hospitals Better According to BMJ

    NRHA Member Ed Gamache from Michigan forwarded me an article entitled "Association of hospital volume with readmission...

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    Help stop Medicare sequestration extension; contact Congress today

    Right now, both the House and Senate are working on bills dealing with trade adjustment assistance (TAA). Essentially,...


Conrad State 30 & Physician Access Act introduced in Senate

The National Rural Health Association applauds the introduction of the bipartisan S.1189, the Conrad State 30 & Physician Access Act introduced by Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND). This legislation will improve and make permanent the Conrad State 30 program, also known as the J-1 Visa Waiver program. This program [...]

NRHA’s Rural Health Congress approves new policies

The Rural Health Congress recently approved five new policy papers. The National Rural Health Association’s policy-making body, the Rural Health Congress, determines the association’s positions on public policy through a series of policy briefs and issue papers. The congress consists of elected representatives from each of the association’s constituency groups and councils as well as [...]

Senators, NRHA members speak against CAH cuts in president’s budget

Senators and testifying witnesses expressed concerned over the proposed cuts to critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the president’s budget, during today’s Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing on rural health programs in the Health and Human Services fiscal year 2016 budget, The budget calls for reducing reimbursement for all CAHs [...]

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    May Grassroots PowerPoint

    Posted in: Grassroots Advocacy...

    The PowerPoint from today's Grassroots call is attached. Please continue to monitor our blog and...

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    Call to Action: Protect the rural health care safety...

    Posted in: Grassroots Advocacy...

    The 2016 Federal Fiscal Year is incredibly important for many rural providers, educators, and researchers....


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    Sarah Ibarguen

    Siemens Medical Solutions, Inc
    Malvern, PA

    98 Points

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    Tim Shryack

    Missouri Ozarks Community Health
    Ava, MO

    44 Points

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    Tracie Ingram

    DHH Bureau of Primary Care & Rural Health
    Baton Rouge, LA

    43 Points