NOSORH committees are great focal points for engaging in many NOSORH initiatives.  Descriptions of all committees and contact information can be found on the NOSORH website.


Development- With the recent release of the Sponsor Prospectus, the Development Committee is “leaning in” to work on sponsor development. All information related to potential sponsors is welcome and should be directed to Teryl Eisinger ( The Committee is beginning to explore potential NOSORH service line expansion through enhanced partnerships with a few long-term strategic partners. More information will be forthcoming as this work takes shape. For additional Development Committee information, please contact Tammy Norville (

Flex- The Flex Committee focused on the recent resurgence of CAH distance requirements. CMS has received concerns regarding state surveyor interpretation and has made a concerted effort to redistribute the CMS interpretation to all interested parties. CMS confirmed that currently Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) are excluded from the distance requirements. The Committee also discussed Opioid work as it pertains to CAHs in the members’ states as part of the ongoing agenda item. For additional Flex Committee information, please contact Tammy Norville (

JCREC- The Joint Committee on Rural Emergency Care met this month and all eyes are still on the EMS Tactical Agenda for the future, which is moving forward with the Advisory Committee. NOSORH recently released the RFP for hosting the 2019, 2020, or 2021 National Rural EMS & Care Conference, please contact Matt Strycker ( with any questions.


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