Rural Health Policy Update

On May 15, the House passed H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act. The massive $3 trillion Coronavirus Relief bill is not going to be considered by the Senate, but does represent a starting point in the next virus-relief...

Rural Policy Update

Passage of Stopgap Shutdowns Potential Midnight Shutdown On November 21, President Trump signed a continuing resolution bill funding the government through December 20, 2019. This stopgap measure provided Congress four additional weeks to reach an agreement on a...

Policy Update

The NOSORH Policy Committee asks that all SORH and their partners reach out to their members on appropriations.  NOSORH is seeking an increase in appropriations for the SORH line to $12.5 million to match the SORH authorization language. Please check in with your...

Policy Update

Last month, State Rural Health Associations were invited to join the NOSORH Policy Committee. The committee heard about the election results, an FORHP regulatory update and a preview of the work of the Policy and Program Monitoring Team. For more information or to...

Policy Update

NOSORH welcomes new Policy Committee Co-Chair Scott Daniels (HI), stepping in for Mark Schoenbaum who retired earlier this month. Watch for the article in the Roots newsletter next week for a tribute to Mark’s great work for NOSORH over the years. Lisa Davis (PA) will...