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February Digital Exchange video available now

Thank You for Joining Us! Nearly 140 people registered for our first Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinar, which welcomed Matthew Glassman, Nikiko Masumoto, Bob Reeder and Ryan Taylor to bridge conversation across the regions, sectors, and place-based philosophies that make the work of creative placemaking so essential to the future…

RUPRI Health Center releases report on the Changing Rural and Urban Enrollment in State Medicaid Programs

RUPRI Health Center releases report on the Changing Rural and Urban Enrollment in State Medicaid Programs

The RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis has analyzed Medicaid enrollment in a new brief, Changing Rural and Urban Enrollment in State Medicaid Programs and found that growth was happened in most states, but was largest in expansion states and metropolitan areas generally had higher growth than micropolitan and rural…

RUPRI Health Center Releases Report on Rural Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplaces

RUPRI Health Center Releases Report on Rural Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplaces

The RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis has released a brief, 2016 Rural Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplaces, by State. The data shows that about half of all states had higher enrollment growth in non-metropolitan areas than metropolitan areas. In this brief, cumulative county-level enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplaces…

RUPRI Health Panel member, Jennifer Lundblad, discusses rural hospital innovation

RUPRI Health Panel member, Jennifer Lundblad, discusses rural hospital innovation

    In Health & Hospitals Networks latest publication, Jennifer Lundblad, RUPRI Health Panel Member and president and CEO of Stratis Health, discusses how rural hospitals and rural communities are well-positioned to create innovative population health and wellness programs. “A rural environment lends itself to population health and wellness,” she says.…

RUPRI Health Center releases policy brief on Rural Medicare Advantage Market Dynamics & Quality

RUPRI Health Center releases policy brief on Rural Medicare Advantage Market Dynamics & Quality

Click Here for brief Rural Medicare Advantage Market Dynamics and Quality: Historical Context and Current Implications Leah Kemper, MPH; Abigail R. Barker, PhD; Lyndsey Wilbers, BA; Timothy D. McBride, PhD; and Keith Mueller, PhD The RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis has released a policy brief, Rural Medicare Advantage…

RUPRI Health Center Examines Beneficiary Assignment Updates in Medicare ACOs

RUPRI Health Center Examines Beneficiary Assignment Updates in Medicare ACOs

  Medicare Accountable Care Organizations: Beneficiary Assignment Update This brief updates Brief No. 2014-3 and explains changes in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Accountable Care Organization (ACO) regulations issued in June 2015 pertaining to beneficiary assignment for Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs. Overall, the regulatory changes are…

RUPRI Health Center Examines Rural Premium Trends in Health Insurance Marketplace

RUPRI Health Center Examines Rural Premium Trends in Health Insurance Marketplace

  Health Insurance Marketplaces: Premium Trends in Rural Areas Since 2014, when the Health Insurance Marketplaces (HIMs) authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) were implemented, considerable premium changes have been observed in the marketplaces. This policy brief from the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis…

RUPRI Health Panel Examines Medicaid Payment and Challenges and Opportunities for Rural Health Systems

RUPRI Health Panel Examines Medicaid Payment and Challenges and Opportunities for Rural Health Systems

RUPRI Health Panel Medicaid Payment and Delivery System Reform June 2016 Policy Brief – RUPRI Health Panel Medicaid Payment and Delivery System Reform June 2016 Medicaid has grown significantly in its importance to rural health systems and communities; a higher proportion (22 percent) of rural residents was enrolled in Medicaid…

NEA announces 2nd round of funding for Next Generation Initiative for Art of the Rural and RUPRI

NEA announces 2nd round of funding for Next Generation Initiative for Art of the Rural and RUPRI

Art of the Rural and RUPRI recommended for a second year of funding by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town for one of eight “knowledge building” awards for “Next Generation: The Future of Arts & Culture Placemaking in Rural America” Click link for full press release: Next…

RUPRI Participates in first  convening of the White House Rural Council and the National Association of Counties –  Opportunity for All: Building a Brighter Future for Rural Families.  Today, the Administration announced new efforts to build on ongoing progress to combat rural child poverty. Working hand-in-hand with county leaders to build a brighter future for rural kids and families

RUPRI Participates in first convening of the White House Rural Council and the National Association of Counties – Opportunity for All: Building a Brighter Future for Rural Families. Today, the Administration announced new efforts to build on ongoing progress to combat rural child poverty. Working hand-in-hand with county leaders to build a brighter future for rural kids and families

    ANNOUNCEMENT: Between 2012 and 2014, child poverty fell further than it had since 2000, indicating that the economic recovery is starting to improve prospects for poor families. Still, in 2014, roughly 2.5 million children in rural areas were poor and approximately 1.2 million children lived in rural families…