Distance Learning

Hot Topics at the Intersection of Public Health and Health Care, Part III: Rural Health and the Law: Emerging Issues and Trends - On Demand Recording

Recorded On: 04/12/2016

Time: 90 minutes
Format: On Demand Recording

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 46 million Americans live in rural areas.  Due to their remote location, individuals in rural communities face numerous health disparities and access to care issues.  However, evolving payment policies and other legal resources are increasing access and enhancing quality of care in our rural areas.  This webinar discusses state level rural health policies, federal payment policies, and increases in telecommunication, which allow health care and public health organizations to better service rural communities.  Speakers will also provide innovative examples of state legal approaches, and a general update on rural Medicare policy.

Note: No CLE offered for this course.

This webinar is presented in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Sponsoring AHLA Group:

  • AHLA Public Interest Committee

​Emily J. Cook


McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Jennifer Lundblad

President and CEO

Stratis Health
Bloomington, Minnesota

​Dawn Pepin

Public Health Analyst

Public Health Law Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

David A. Weil, JD, MBA (Moderator)

Vice President

Quorum Legal Services
Quorum Health Resources,
Nashville, TN

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