Rural Health Clinics

A Rural Health Clinic (RHC) is a clinic certified to receive special Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.


The purpose of the RHC program is to improve access to primary care in underserved rural areas.


Designated Rural Health Clinics (are reimbursed based on a reasonable cost formula for Medicare visits, and on a modified cost-based formula or prospective payment for Medicaid visits. Many rural providers find that their reimbursement is significantly enhanced under this system.


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