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Submit by September 30. Provider Relief Fund (PRF) recipients who received funds prior to June 30, 2020, have through September 30, 2021, to complete reports in the PRF Reporting Portal. Resources on the Reporting and Auditing web page will help PRF recipients comply with reporting. In July, HRSA hosted three Technical Assistance webcasts related to reporting - watch the replays: July 8 - Reporting Introduction, July 14 – General Q&A, and July 20 – Lost Revenues. New: Reporting Resource Guide.
The National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC) published a report on the federal program that funded COVID-19 testing in rural areas. First launched in May 2020, the program sent a total of more than $225 million to eligible RHCs in almost every state. The report captures how the RHCs used the funds, the challenges they faced, and anecdotes of their experiences.
Posted 9/1/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
With funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Community Catalyst is partnering with Faces & Voices of Recovery and the American Society of Addiction Medicine to increase the voices of people with substance use challenges and people in recovery in influencing research and improving treatment outcomes through the “Patients Lead” project. The long-term goal of Patients Lead is to ensure treatment and recovery services are designed to achieve the outcomes most important to the individuals using those treatment and recovery services.
Posted 7/19/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
HRSA has released a number of new resources to help recipients of Provider Relief Funds (PRF) comply with reporting requirements. Those who received funds prior to June 30, 2020, can access the portal through September 30 for reporting purposes. There is a fact sheet, frequently asked questions specific to new reporting, and a recording of the July 8 webcast explaining the new reporting portal.
Posted 5/26/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
In the latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the CDC collected data on vaccine doses administered across the rural-urban continuum and found that coverage was lower overall, among all age groups, and among men and women in rural compared with urban counties.
Posted 4/14/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) researches Federal government operations and reports fact-based, non-partisan information. Over the last year, the GAO made 44 specific recommendations for an effective federal response to COVID-19 and provides and update on progress in this report. Information specific to rural areas, such as distributions from the Provider Relief Fund and special funding for telehealth, is detailed throughout.
Posted 3/3/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
The National Association of State EMS Officials reports on state-level policy that allows paramedics and other first-responders to administer vaccines. Information from every state, the District of Columbia, Guam, and American Samoa as of the first week of February 2021 are represented in this report. Graphical analysis of conditions of the state level allowance as a function of scope of practice displays EMS personnel capability broken down by level of EMS personnel licensure in the states. Readers should note that these conditions continue to change, and that additional requirements may have to be met at the local/agency level before intramuscular vaccination administration can be performed.
Posted 1/13/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
A new report from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers recommendations aimed at federal, state, and local policymakers to address the opioid epidemic during the pandemic, which has seen sharp increases in fatal and nonfatal overdoses. The recommendations detail policy solutions in the areas of data and surveillance, harm reduction, and treatment, with special considerations for vulnerable populations.
Posted 10/5/2020 (updated 9/2/2021)
This guide is designed for local policymakers and civic institutions to improve mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic and includes recommendations and strategies for the immediate crisis and the recovery phase based on the Well Being Trust’s framework.
Posted 10/2/2020 (updated 9/2/2021)
This report, Left Out: Barriers to Health Equity for Rural and Underserved Communities, provides extensive background on the issues impacting health in rural and underserved communities, highlights themes within the universe of RFI responses and successful models of care delivery, and discusses many of the challenges associated with scalable and sustainable solutions to address health inequities and disparities.