Rural Hospitals March on Washington
Rural 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.…