The documents below are here to help facilitate the creation of Rural Health Clinics.
Governor Freudenthal HPSA Designation
This is the letter from HRSA approving the Governor’s HPSA designation request.
Click HERE for letter.
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)
WY Rural Health Clinic Licensing
Rural Health Clinic Certification Information can be found HERE
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 1/19/23 that it was the most current.
MLN Booklet - Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC's)
A four page brief from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
MLN Booklet Rural Health Centers (RHC's)
Knowledge, Resources, Training from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Click HERE for the Booklet
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.
RHIhub Frequently Asked Questions.