Those who dedicate their life’s work to rural health are extraordinary people whose contributions are deserving of recognition. To honor our nation’s rural health leaders the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) is proud to announce an opportunity to nominate “Community Stars” to be featured in the 2018 electronic publication that is released on National Rural Health Day each year.more »
A reference guide for telehealth law and reimbursement policy for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.more »
CMS aims to improve access to care, increase quality and cuts costs by reducing readmissions and unnecessary ER visits.more »
Remote patient monitoring; Easier, more accurate diagnostics; Drone applications for disasters; Leveraging healthcare apps; Improve outcomesmore »
Updated .pdf of Medicare Reimbursement Summarymore »
Please find the new-and-improved telehealth reimbursement summary for the state of Indiana.more »
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work.more »
Northview Elementary School in Gas City has become the most recent location for a telehealth clinic through the statewide Indiana Rural School Clinic Network.more »
PRESS RELEASE: SHLB Implores the FCC to Provide Emergency Relief for FY2017 Rural Health Care Program Applicants
The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, a broad-based membership organization that includes health providers and telehealth networks, filed an emergency petition today with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) asking it to waive the Rural Health Care (RHC) program’s $400 million funding cap and fully fund qualified applications until the open rulemaking proceeding to reform the program concludes.more »
The government-wide MyHealthEData initiative is led by the White House Office of American Innovation.more »
- A link to a blog post by UMTRC staffer, Luke Wortley, that was just recently posted to the Indiana Rural Health Association blog.
- In response to a short article that appeared in October 2017 on the website WIRED, Luke addresses the arguments posed by experts in the field, especially the skeptics.