Rural Health Association of Tennessee
The Rural Health Association of Tennessee is the only group in Tennessee that specifically and exclusively focuses on Tennessee's rural citizens - we advocate and educate on rural health issues.
Our Areas of Concern in Rural Tennessee
- Rural Access to Health Care
- Substance Abuse
- Special Populations
- Mental/Behavioral Health
- Health Professions Education
- Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
- Oral Health
- Rural Emergency Preparedness
Read our statement of support here.
RHAT urges you to contact your state legislators NOW and ask them to support Insure Tennessee. Find your state legislator at this link.
Read more about Insure Tennessee here and here.
RHAT is a member of the Coalition for a Healthy Tennessee. Read our letter to Governor Haslam.
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Be at the Capitol for Insure Tennessee Day on the Hill.
See flyer here with registration and transportation information.
Save the Date!
Annual Conference 2015
November 18-20, 2015
Music Road Convention Center
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Health Exchange (Marketplace) Resources
Five Tips for Enrolling in Health Insurance
Health Law Helper (Consumer Reports)
Helpful Phone Numbers & Links (from TN Primary Care Association)
Tip Sheet for the Newly Insured
Need help navigating the Health Exchange Marketplace? Many organizations are serving as Navigator Organizations and have staff and partner organizations to assist. Click here for a list.
Read a sample "Rural Health Digest"
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