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Welcome to the new Alabama Rural Health Association website. Here you'll find the same great information with a fresh new look. While the website is still being improved, we would love to hear your input. Enjoy!

ARHA To Cosponsor ICD-10 Coding Certification Boot Camp

Your Alabama Rural Health Association (ARHA) is very pleased to be cosponsoring an ICD-10 Coding Certification Boot Camp in Montgomery on April 29 and 30.
  
This valuable training will be presented by the Association of Rural Health Professional Coders (ARHPC).  This Association joined ARHA in presenting two ICD-10 coding certification boot camps in 2014.  These training events were held in Cullman and Mobile and were very well received.
    
For additional information, please check back here later or call Dale Quinney with ARHA at 334-546-3502.
    

Alabama Rural Health Association

"For the Preservation and Enhancement of Health to Rural Citizens of Alabama"

Announcements

ARHA OFFERS FREE "INTERVIEWING" WEBINAR FOR STUDENTS ON FEBRUARY 24

  
The Alabama Rural Health Association is pleased to partner with the Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of Primary Care and Rural Health and the National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet) in presenting a free webinar on “Interviewing.”  This is part of a new training resource called Adventures in Medicine.  The original target of this comprehensive guide to life and medical practice in today's environment are fourth year medical students and residents.  However, all health profession students should benefit from this training which focuses on basic information.

 

This webinar, the Interviewing Skills Training Module is scheduled for February 24th at 4:00 pm.   Registration is limited to the first 100 persons.  This can be viewed on your own personal computer or as a group.  This specific training was requested by undergraduate members of the Alabama Student Rural Health Association; however, participation is not limited to members.  


You may register for this opportunity at:  
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1150869080575798529

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 



   

ARHA SUPPORTED TAX CREDIT LEGISLATION FOR MEDICAL, NURSE PRACTITIONER, AND PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT PRECEPTORS TO BE INTRODUCED IN UPCOMING SESSION

 

Senator Gerald Dial to sponsor in Senate.


This bill would provide an income tax credit of $1,000 to a physician who works at a community based medical clinic and 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 bill would provide an income tax credit of $750 to a physician assistant who works at a community based medical clinic and who provides without compensation at least three clinical rotations annually to students who are in a state physician assistant program.

 

This bill would also provide an income tax credit of $750 to a nurse practitioner who works at a community based medical clinic and who provides without compensation at least three clinical rotations annually to students who are in a state nurse practitioner program.

 

Visit "Legislation" to see the entire legislation.  Encourage other individuals and organizations to join ARHA in supporting this excellent legislation.  Encourage your state House and Senate members to become sponsors or co-sponsors.