Rural Hospitals March on Washington

Rural Medical Facilities Investment and Improvement Act, RMFIIA, lobbying, lobbyistsRural Hospitals March on Washington Set For End of July

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) has scheduled a “March for Rural Hospitals” in Washington, D.C. on July 30-31 as struggling hospitals across the nation’s rural landscape attempt to literally keep their doors open to service the 60 million Americans living in rural communities.

Two major issues for NRHA are: A.) funding for Medicare Dependent Hospitals (MDHs) and B.) the rural low-volume adjustment Medicare payments that are set to expire October 1.…