President Biden’s Administration Takes Actions to Improve Rural Health

The Biden-Harris Administration is taking actions to improve the health of rural communities and help rural health care providers stay open.

These actions:

  • Build on the Affordable Care Act and Inflation Reduction Act to increase access to affordable health coverage and care for those living in rural communities
  • Keep more rural hospitals open in the long run to provide critical services in their communities
  • Bolster the rural health workforce, including for primary care and behavioral health providers
  • Support access to needed care such as behavioral health and through telehealth services.

The full list of actions and details on strategies can be found here.