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Maternal Health in Rural Tennessee

Please join us on June 02, 2021 for our Free Online Event!
Webinar Agenda:
8:30-9:00 - Welcome from RHA of TN and Dr. Kimberly Lamar, PhD,
MPH, MS, Assistant Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health,
Office of Health Disparities Elimination
09:00-9:45 - Access to Maternal Health in Rural TN-9:00-9:45am-
(Presenters: Tamara Currin and Mary Nell Bryan)
09:45-10:00 - Short Intermission
10:00 – 10:45 - Impacts on Health Outcomes 10:00-10:45a-
(Presenters: Courtney Burgin and Monique Anthony)
10:45-11:00 - Short Intermission
11:00-11:45 - Improving Rural Health Outcomes at the State and Federal Levels-
(Panelists: Kinika Young and Jacy Warrell)

 

                    

        To register for this event:  Click Here

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural Communities (4-part Series)

RHA of TN hosted a 4 part series on addressing vaccine hesitancy in rural Tennessee. Visit our Rural Resource Center to view the recordings and access the resources that went with the webinar.

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Integrated Health: A Model of Patient Care

Elizabeth BallElizabeth Ball is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in integrated health care models in Tennessee. Join her and Mike Coleman, CEO of McKenzie Medical Center, a rural health clinic in West Tennessee to talk about their integrated health model on May 4th, 2021 from 11am - 12pm Central.

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Covid-19: CMS Increases Medicare Payment for Covid-19 Vaccine

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently increased the Medicare payment rate for COVID-19 Vaccine Administration. Effective March 15, 2021, CMS increased the average COVID-19 vaccine administration rate to $40 per vaccine dose.

More information about the CMS COVID-19 vaccine administration payment can be found at: https://www.cms.gov/medicare/covid-19/medicare-covid-19-vaccine-shot-payment.

Covid-19: TennCare Providers Reimbursements

TennCare’s Managed Care Contractors will be reimbursing TennCare providers for COVID-19 vaccine administration at the average CMS rate of $40 per vaccine dose.

TennCare also encourages all TennCare providers to visit the TN Department of Health’s website to learn more about how to become a COVID-19 vaccine provider at: https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/covid-19-vaccine-information-for-healthcare-providers.html