NOSORH News

Time to Get in Gear for National Rural Health Day

On November 17th, join NOSORH, the 50 State Offices of Rural Health, and rural health stakeholders from across the country in celebration of National Rural Health Day! This year’s theme is Driving Change: Going the Extra Mile.   Visit PowerofRural.org for everything...

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Rural Health Policy Update – August 2022

Appropriations: In July, the House passed a Fiscal Year 2023 “minibus” funding bill. The bill included funding for a number of federal agencies, including the FDA. The package did not include funding for HHS, which the House had targeted before the August recess but...

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Getting Ready for the 2022 NOSORH Annual Meeting!

This year’s meeting will take place at The Hotel Madison - Shenandoah Valley Conference Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia, on October 5-6, 2022. Sessions are being planned around the theme of Driving Change - Going the Extra Mile. There will be a wide array of...

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Tammy Norville Appointed New CEO of NOSORH

NOSORH is proud to announce the appointment of Tammy Norville as the new NOSORH CEO, effective June 1st. Ms. Norville has nearly twenty years of experience working with and for the State Offices of Rural Health (SORH). Her background includes working in the North...

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Rural Health Policy Update – June 2022

NOSORH Sends Letter to Senate Appropriations Committee:  On May 17, NOSORH, along with the National Rural Health Association and the National Association of Rural Health Clinics, wrote to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ranking...

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How SORH Can Support CMS Section 131 (GME “Reset”)

New research from the Rural GME looks for hospitals that might be eligible for a GME “reset.” Rural GME conducted a state-by-state analysis, creating fact sheets for all 50 states and identifying those hospitals that may have an opportunity to expand their residency...

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Rural Health Policy Update – May 2022

The White House recently unveiled their Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget request to Congress. Included in the budget request are: $13 million for the State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) program. This request represents a $500,000 increase over the enacted FY ’22 level...

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Provider Relief Fund Reporting and Funding Clawbacks

The Federal Provider Relief Fund (PRF), authorized under the CARES Act, awarded billions of dollars of support to health care providers designed to offset the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds were not to be repaid, but awards were conditioned on reporting...

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