ANNOUNCEMENTS

ARHA Directors Serve on Governor's Task Force

Current ARHA Directors, John Wheat, M.D. and Craig Lenz, D.O., have been named to serve on the Alabama Health Care Improvement Task Force.  In addition, former Directors, Joe Marchant and Ronald Franks, M.D., were named to serve on this important task force.  Read more about this by visiting "NEWS".

ARHA Developing Plans For Second ICD-10 Coding Boot Camp in August or September

Your Alabama Rural Health Association (ARHA) is finalising plans to offer a second ICD-10 Cidung Boot Camp like the one provided in Montgomery in April.  As of today, it is thought that this training will be held in August or September in a central Alabama location.  The cost of this training will be $199 per person.
 
Please check back for additional information as this becoms available.
    

ARHA Supported Tax Credit Legislation For Medical, Advanced Practice Nures, and Physician's Assistant Uncompensated Clerkships Approved by Senate Committee

Senator Gerald Dial sponsors in the Senate (SB402).

Representative Elaine Beech sponsors in the House HB321).

 

Contact your senators and representatives and ask them to support this excellent legislation.

 

This legislation would provide an income tax credit of $1,000 to a physician who provides, without compensation, at least three clinical rotations annually to students who are in a state medical or osteopathic medical program, a physician assistant program, or a nurse practitioner program.

 

This would provide an income tax credit of $750 to a physician assistant who provides, without compensation, at least three clinical rotations annually to students who are in a state physician assistant program.

 

This would also provide an income tax credit of $750 to an advanced practice nurse who provides, without compensation, at least three clinical rotations annually to students who are in a state advanced practice nurse program.

 

Visit "Legislation" to see the entire legislation.  Encourage other individuals and organizations to join ARHA in supporting this excellent legislation.