2009 Governor Freudenthal HPSA Designation
This is the letter from HRSA approving the Governor’s HPSA designation request.
Click HERE for letter.
June 2006 Comparison of the Rural Health Clinic and Federally Qualified Health Center Programs
A 46 page HRSA document from 2006 that gives details that may be helpful to those considering establishing a Rural Health Clinic. Whether you are a hospital, a non-profit practice, or for profit private practice, this information can provide information and additional sources for your decision making process. Published by CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
December 2010 Primary Care Options
A 31-page document that outlines benefits associated with being a provider based clinic, a rural health clinic, and a federally qualified health center. Published by Stroudwater Associates.
Click HERE for the link to the document.
Starting a Rural Health Clinic - A How-to Manual
A HRSA publication on how to start a Rural Heatlh Clinic. This is a 166 page document from 2004. HRSA confirmed on 3/4/2010 that it was the most current.
CMS Fact Sheet of Federally Qualified Health Centers
A four page brief from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
CMS Fact Sheet Rural Health Clinic and Series
A six page brief from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
State Operations Manual Appendix G - Guidance to Surveyors: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)
22 page guidance for surveyors to help current and future RHCs know what their surveyor is going to expect.
Comparison of RHC vs. CHC
A four page document comparing requirements of two clinic models.
RHIhub Frequently Asked Questions.
A link to Rural Health Information Hub’s RHC question and answer page. This includes an overview of a generic step by step process to become certified as a Rural Health Clinic.