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What Are Rural Health Clinics?

Ron L. Nelson explains to host Lisa D'Andrea the structure of rural health clinics and the reimbursement incentives offered by the government for r...
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    Ron L. Nelson explains to host Lisa D'Andrea the structure of rural health clinics and the reimbursement incentives offered by the government for rural health clinics in order to assure access to healthcare in rural communities.  Mr. Nelson describes the certification requirements for rural health clinics, which include that mid-level providers must provide fifty percent of the services.  Mr. Nelson also outlines the relationship rural health clinics have with hospitals and the ownership opportunities for physician assistants.  Mr. Nelson also highlights some of the difficulties Rural Health Clinics face in recruiting physician assistants to work at Rural Health Clinics.

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