NOSORH is looking forward to the upcoming National Rural Health Association Policy Institute on February 3-5, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Hill visits are scheduled in the afternoon on Wednesday, February 4th. A webinar will be offered on January 21st at 3 pm ET to help SORHs prepare for the Policy Institute. New state profiles can be prepared at your request. Contact Teryl Eisinger at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Stay tuned for more details on a potential NOSORH membership meeting on Feb 3rd.
It is important to note:
- There are new members on the Republican side – We need to make sure they understand the needs of rural healthcare.
- Be prepared to pursue reauthorization – We need to prepare a position for Sen. Alexander. They will look to accomplish something in the first 3 months.
The NOSORH Policy committee meets every month. In addition to a discussion on the hot topics above, last month’s conversation also included a discussion on:
- Changes in “uninsured” definition for Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments.
- Omnibus bill – most rural accounts were level funded, but some received a slight increase.
Join NOSORH and your fellow SORHs to prepare for a successful Policy Institute.
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