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Department of Health and Human Services
The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Publications

Policy Briefs

Homelessness in Rural America (PDF - 302 KB)

Affordable Care Act Plans and Premiums in Rural America (PDF - 910 KB)

Rural Implications of the Affordable Care Act Outreach, Education, and Enrollment (PDF - 104 KB)

The Intersection of Rural Poverty and Federal Human Services Programs (PDF - 180 KB)

Rural Implications of Changes to the Medicare Hospice Benefit (PDF - 107 KB)

Challenges to Head Start and Early Childhood Development Programs in Rural Communities, December 2012 (PDF - 72 KB)

Implications of Proposed Changes to Rural Hospital Payment Designations, December 2012 (PDF - 129 KB)

The Need to Integrate Work Programs for Low-Income Rural Residents, December 2012 (PDF - 101 KB)

Options for Rural Health Care System Reform and Redesign, December 2012 (PDF - 108 KB)

Rural Implications of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, June 2012 (PDF - 56 KB)

Reducing Health Disparities in Rural America: Key Provisions in the Affordable Care Act, December 2011 (PDF - 71 KB)

Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier Program, December 2011 (PDF - 76 KB)

Affordable Care Act Provisions Affecting the Rural Elderly, December 2011 (PDF - 93 KB)

The Rural Implications of Key Primary Care Provisions In the Affordable Care Act White Paper, September 2011 (PDF - 103 KB)

Rural Policy Implications for Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visitation Program, September 2011 (PDF - 45 KB)

Value-Based Purchasing Demonstrations for Critical Access and Small PPS Hospitals, September 2011 (PDF - 61 KB)

Rural Challenges for HHS in Implementing the Community-Based Care Transitions Program, March 2011 (PDF - 93 KB)

Rural Policy Implications for Health Insurance Exchanges, March 2011 (PDF - 78 KB)

 

Reports

Note: Some of the items included on this page reflect the Committee’s past charge to focus specifically on rural health. Beginning in March of 2003, the Committee expanded its focus to include rural human service issues.

2011 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Services Issue, March 2011 (PDF - 912 KB)

2010 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues, May 2010 (PDF - 1.70 MB)

2009 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues, April 2009 (PDF - 472 KB)

2008 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues, April 2008 (PDF - 1 MB)

2007 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues, March 2007 (PDF - 359 KB)

2006 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues, May 2006 (PDF - 466 KB)

2005 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues, May 2005 (PDF - 4 MB)

2004 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues, April 2004 (PDF - 367 KB)

Health Care Quality: The Rural Context, April 2003 (PDF - 277 KB)

A Targeted Look at the Rural Health Care Safety Net, April 2002 (PDF - 400 KB)

Key Rural Issues for Medicare Reform, 2001

Rural Public Health: Issues and Considerations - February 2000 (PDF - 138 KB)

National Rural Health Policy: Recommendations from the First Eight Years of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health, January 1997 (PDF - 182 KB)

 

Recommendations

Note: Many of the recommendations in the compendium focus solely on health care issues. Beginning in 2003, the Committee expanded its focus to also include human services. Recommendations on human services are only available from 2004 forward.

National Advisory Committee Compendium of Recommendations, Arranged by Subject

National Advisory Committee Compendium of Recommendations, Arranged by Year

 

Resource Papers and Other Publications

Opportunities for Rural Participation in Community Based Care Transitions, February 2011 (PDF - 4KB)