APRIL 9, 2020

The emergence of COVID-19 has caused an almost unprecedented amount of change in the framework surrounding rural care. The CORH team is dedicated to providing regular updates on this evolving situation to healthcare leaders across the country.

As the pandemic unfolds, we foresee sending out updates twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays with new developments.

CDC’s Number of Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 (04.09)395,011

CDC’s Number of Confirmed Deaths due to Covid-19 (04.09): 12,754

See a city-by-city map of confirmed cases:

CMS announces $34 Billion for Providers with the Accelerated/Advance Payment Program for Medicare Provider

CMS announces new wave of infection control guidance based

HRSA constantly updating FAQ on changing rural situation

NARHC releases guidance on legislation for rural health clinics during

  • The National Association of Rural Health Clinics hosted a webinar to describe the changing legislative landscape for RHCs.
  • Topics include: bill for telehealth, virtual check-in visits and e-visits, Medicare Advanced payments, the new Paycheck Protection Loan program, the Provider Lost Revenue Relief.
  • Find the recording:

HRSA to release $1.3 billion in funding the for community health centers

The HRSA/FORHP-supported Telehealth Resource Centers created a central site with policy updates, state-by-state resources, and best practice guides