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Health Insurance for All: Necessary But Not Sufficient For Rural America

Expanding insurance coverage is important, experts say, but only half the battle. For many Americans, particularly in rural areas, access to high quality health care could remain elusive.

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Health care reform must address health care challenges faced by rural women

“I can’t fill my prescription because I have to buy groceries.” One
needs only to spend a day in any one of our health care centers to hear
stories just like this and to see the need for meaningful health care
reform.

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Study Highlights Grim Realities of Rural Obstetric Access

In 1985, over 87 percent of hospitals in remote areas provided obstetric services. Seventeen years later, less than half of existing hospitals offered obstetric services to their communities.

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