The RHIhub has published a new resource, developed by partners at the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, to help make Medicare billing for care management services more understandable. Care Management Medicare Reimbursement Strategies for Rural Providers provides guides on Annual Wellness Visits, Chronic Care Management, and Transitional Care Management. Each of these guides includes a brief overview as well as links to key documents.

Two Topic Guides have been updated:

A webinar on Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment will be held on November 2 at 12:00 pm Central. This webinar will feature speakers from the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry, and NC Reach.

New Models and Innovations include:

  • Arrowhead Telepresence Coalition
    Using telehealth, The Arrowhead Telepresence Coalition connects behavioral health providers to rural patients of northeast Minnesota in traditional and non-traditional medical settings.
  • Atlantic General Hospital Patient Centered Medical Home
    Atlantic General Hospital’s patient centered medical home program reduces hospital admission rates, emergency department visits, and total cost of care while better accommodating patients of their 7 rural clinics in eastern Maryland and southern Delaware.

Two new articles were published in the Rural Monitor:

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