- EOP: Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access
- HHS Awards Over $101 Million to Combat the Opioid Crisis
- Research Brief: Rural Areas Have Higher Individual Health Insurance Premiums and Fewer Plan Choices
- 'Like a Horror Movie': A Small Border Hospital Battles the Coronavirus
- Trump Administration Proposes to Expand Telehealth Benefits Permanently for Medicare Beneficiaries Beyond the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and Advances Access to Care in Rural Areas
- President Trump Signs Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access
- Using Pharmacists to Provide Care in Rural Areas
- Rural Counties Playing Catch-up with 2020 Census Response
- FCC Extends 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window
- HHS Extends Application Deadline for Medicaid Providers and Plans to Reopen Portal to Certain Medicare Providers
- Rural and Community Hospitals – Disappearing Before Our Eyes
- Helping America's "Forgotten Places" Amid a Pandemic
- Study Examines Telehealth, Rural Disparities in Pandemic
- Research Brief: Rural Nurse Practitioners Work with More Autonomy than Urban Nurse Practitioners
- Native Americans Feel Devastated by the Virus Yet Overlooked in the Data
The Department of Human Services (DHS) has announced release of the Statewide Resource and Referral Tool draft RFP-Technical Submittal, which has been posted for a 30-day public comment period. DHS would value your input and comments as the Department continues to lead this effort forward toward implementation of an assessment tool to identify social barriers to health and well-being and better connect people to services that address their needs. You can access the draft RFP at the PA eMarketplace. The deadline to submit comments is Dec. 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm.
This brief highlights the most recent release of single-year estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS is one of the best resources for detailed demographic and socioeconomic data. The 1-Year data provides estimates for areas with populations of 65,000 persons and over. Click here to read the full brief.
Penn State Data Center’s interactive report exploring trends in healthcare insurance coverage by age, sex, race, and income characteristics has been updated with 2017 data. Click here to read more about how healthcare coverage has changed in Pennsylvania since 2010. Also, click here to check out our accompanying dashboard for data at the county level.