The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Has Committed To Supporting Benefits Counseling Activities

 On May 10th, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy awarded approximately $1 million in supplemental funding to the Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program recipients to support community benefits counseling activities and related work to meet community needs through the unwinding of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE).   The twenty-one (21) award recipients will establish effective, equitable, and inclusive strategies around outreach, education, and benefits counseling to rural residents who may be disenrolled from Medicaid due to the unwinding of the COVID-19 PHE.

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