CMS Announces Agency’s First Rural Health Strategy

Interagency effort seeks to improve access and quality of care for rural Americans

CMS, May 8, 2018 – Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the agency’s first Rural Health Strategy intended to provide a proactive approach on healthcare issues to ensure that the nearly one in five individuals who live in rural America have access to high quality, affordable healthcare. Read more

For more information on the Rural Health Strategy, please visit: There is also a fact sheet available at