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Rural and Border Health: Duel Challenges for the Health Care Workforce. Marcia K. Brand, Ph.D. Office of Rural Health Policy Health Resources and Services Administration. Background. About the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP)

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rural and border health duel challenges for the health care workforce

Rural and Border Health: Duel Challenges for the Health Care Workforce

Marcia K. Brand, Ph.D.

Office of Rural Health Policy

Health Resources and Services Administration

background
Background
  • About the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP)
  • HRSA’s border health activities: a new responsibility for the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP)
rural health and border health as policy arenas
Rural Health and Border Health as “Policy Arenas”
  • Rural health – a health policy focus since the early mid-l980s, addressing challenges unique to providing health services to underserved rural and frontier areas
  • Border health – a health policy focus since early interest in community and migrant health, coming into greater awareness (NAFTA, globalization)
  • Similarities and differences in policy concerns
rural and border health shared challenges
Rural and Border Health: Shared Challenges
  • Workforce
  • Infrastructure and community development
  • Provider viability and reimbursement
  • Geographic barriers
  • Health conditions reflect poverty and poor living conditions
rural and border health shared opportunities
Rural and Border Health: Shared Opportunities
  • Context: extraordinary commitment at the Federal, State and local to address these challenges
rural and border health opportunities at the federal level
Rural and Border Health: Opportunities at the Federal Level
  • HHS interest in rural health – Task Force, National Advisory Committee
  • HHS interest in border health – Office of Global Health Affairs, HRSA collaboration
  • The provisions of the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA)
  • Health center initiative
rural and border health other opportunities
Rural and Border Health: Other Opportunities
  • Providing information: Rural Assistance Center www.raconline.org
  • Providing technical assistance:
    • Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
    • Rural Health Clinics
    • Small hospital performance improvement
    • 340 B program
    • EMS
rural and border health other opportunities cont
Rural and Border Health: Other Opportunities (cont.)
  • Recruiting providers:
    • Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (http:www.3rnet.org)
    • A focus on community colleges
  • Targeting resources: Rural urban commuting areas (RUCAS)
  • Supporting research: Mujer Y Corazon: Community Health Workers and their Organizations
rural and border health other opportunities cont1
Rural and Border Health: Other Opportunities (cont.)
  • Testing new service delivery models: Frontier extended stay clinics
  • Working with frontier communities: Frontier Center
    • Seasonal changes in population
    • Using distance technology
what do you need to make it easier to provide quality health care in border communities
What do you need to make it easier to provide quality health care in border communities?
  • Technical assistance
  • Resources
  • Research
  • Other?
for additional information contact
For additional information contact

Marcia K. Brand, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Rural Health Policy

HRSA

301-443-4619

mbrand@hrsa.gov