FORHP Special Announcement – Cancer in Rural Areas

July 7, 2017 Cancer Incidence and Deaths in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties In the latest edition of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) examined reported data in the United States to compare rates of incidence and death from cancer in rural and metropolitan areas.  The findings […]

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MoHealthNet posts 2nd Quarter Webinar Training Schedule

The 2nd Quarter Webinar Training Schedule has been posted on the MO HealthNet Training Information page at: http://dss.mo.gov/mhd/providers/education/ Training include topics such as statewide managed care extension, covering content on which participants are transitioning to Managed Care, Managed Care enrollment information for providers, how the Managed Care transition will effect providers; and general Managed Care information. Sessions will be held […]

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CMS Awards approximately $100 Million to Help Small Practices Succeed in the Quality Payment Program

On February 17, CMS awarded approximately $20 million to 11 organizations for the first year of a five-year program to provide on-the-ground training and education about the Quality Payment Program for clinicians in individual or small group practices of 15 clinicians or fewer. These local, experienced, community-based organizations will provide hands-on training to help thousands of small practices, especially those […]

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NRHA Annual Rural Health Conference

Annual Rural Health Conference, May 9-12, 2017, San Diego, CA NRHA’s Annual Rural Health Conference is the nation’s largest rural health conference, created for anyone with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital administrators, clinic directors and lay health workers, social workers, state and federal health employees, academics, community members and more. Student track at Annual Conference […]

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Participate in the First Annual Missouri Rural Survey

Dear Rural Partners, We need your input! I’m excited to announce that we, in joint effort with the Missouri Rural Development Partners, the University of Missouri Extension, and the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Office of Rural Development, are launching the first annual Missouri Rural Survey (link).  We want to hear from rural citizens, business owners and leaders about the […]

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