Bicameral Bill Would Create CDC Office Of Rural Health

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / November 23, 2021 at 12:57 PM
A coalition of rural health care advocates is pushing Congress to pass legislation that would create a rural health office within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, calling it a long-term solution to address rural health disparities further aggravated by COVID-19. The National Rural Health Association, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and American Academy of PAs, along with nine other organizations, are backing Rep. Donald McEachin’s (D-Va.) and Sen. Jeff Merkley’s (D-Ore.) bicameral legislation that would create a CDC...

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