NOSORH News

Rural Health Policy Update – November 2022

SORH Reauthorization Bill Introduced in the House: On October 4, Reps. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) introduced H.R. 9137, the State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Bill of 2022. The bipartisan bill seeks to reauthorize the SORH program for...

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Rural Health Policy Update – October 2022

SORH Reauthorization Bill Introduced in the Senate:    On September 29, the Senate Co-Chairs of the Rural Health Caucus, Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Tina Smith (D-MN), introduced S. 4978, the State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Act of 2022. The bill...

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USDA Emergency Rural Health Care Grants Now Available

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) provides the Rural Housing Service Community Facilities Program with up to $500 million in grant funding for eligible applicants and eligible facilities as part of the Emergency Rural Health Care Grant Program. The program...

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Rural Health Policy Update – September 2022

On August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law. The massive reconciliation bill extends the Affordable Care Act marketplace subsidies for three years, through the end of 2025, and creates a novel approach to the federal government...

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