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The Access Update is a bimonthly newsletter for health care professionals and organizations interested in health care access for all Iowans.

Current Issue

April 2014  Adobe Acrobat File

  • 3Rnet Places 1,619 Health Professionals in Rural and Underserved Areas
  • Oral and Health Delivery Systems Welcome Staff Member
  • How many Medicaid-enrolled children received dental care last year?
  • Coming Soon...Access Update Changes
  • Iowa Critical Access Hospitals Excel in National Measures
  • Iowa Center for Rural Health and Primary Care Advisory Committee
  • Learn More About Iowa’s First Ever Comprehensive Direct Care Training
  • Worth Noting
  • Resources

Archive Issues

February 2014  Adobe Acrobat File

  • Iowa Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grant Dollars used to Support Iowa Emergency Medical Services System Standards Projects
  • Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program Application Open for the 2014-2015 Cycle
  • Health Insurance Resources for the Public
  • Iowa Rural Health Clinics Participate in National Quality Measure Data Collection Pilot
  • Cheers for the 2014 Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Patient Safety Award
  • Resources
  • Calendar of Events

December 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • IDPH Dental Sealant Program Expands
  • PRIMECARRE: Addressing Iowa’s Health Workforce Shortages
  • Reflection-2013 National Rural Health Day in Iowa and Across the Nation
  • Carl Kulczyk Award
  • “State of the Re: Union”
  • Access Update Changes
  • Resources

October 2013  Adobe Acrobat File

  • The Volunteer Health Care Provider Program Moved
  • Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Rolls Out Across Iowa and the Nation
  • Less Than a Month Away! National Rural Health Day - November 21
  • Iowa Rural Health Program Staff Changes
  • Federal Designation of Core Area Population Classifications
  • Iowa Public Health Tracking - Valued for Hospitals and Communities
  • Resources
  • Worth Noting
  • Calendar of Events