Examines programs created to respond to the special health care needs of rural populations, which have problems different from urban counterparts due to unique demographic and economic factors in rural areas. Includes programs authorized under Medicare, Medicaid, the Public Health Service Act, the Department of Agriculture, and the Appalachian Regional Development Act.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Rural Health Care Initiatives in Current Law