Public Policy Center

Rural Behavioral Health Telehealth – Medicare Reimbursement for Critical Access Hospitals

AAHD has joined the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) led endorsement of legislation authorizing Medicare reimbursement of Critical Care Hospitals provision of behavioral health telehealth services. The legislation will be introduced March 25 by Representatives Kildee (MI) and Wenstrop (OH) with a NRHA press release. Available here is the March 18 fact sheet supporting the […]

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Final Congressional Passage of the COVID-19 American Rescue Plan Act – Health, Medicaid, Housing, Intergovernmental Financial Assistance

Available are statements of coalitions AAHD belongs to and sister national organizations we have supported. This merger of summaries focuses on “health,” including Medicaid; “housing;” and assistance to state and local government. Available here are the summaries of: Coalition for Health Funding Association of State and Territorial Health Officials National Association of City and County […]

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