CMS Touts New Rural Health Framework As FAH Pushes For Lame Duck Support

By Bridget Early / November 16, 2022 at 10:27 AM
CMS’ Rural Health Council on Tuesday (Nov. 15) announced a new set of guidelines for rural and tribal health that the agency says will boost access and equity goals for the next five years. The move comes as hospitals call on lawmakers to pass measures to support rural health providers during the lame-duck session. In a Nov. 14 memo, Federation of American Hospitals President Chip Kahn said Congress could do more to support rural hospitals by reauthorizing the Low-Volume Hospital...

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