Rural Doctors' Training May Be in Jeopardy

Training for Rural Doctors May Be in Jeopardy

As part of the Affordable Care Act, the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program allocates federal dollars to community health centers to train medical residents. This investment helps address the shortage of primary care physicians in rural and low-income urban areas. 

Without federal action this year, this program that serves 750 primary care residents in 27 states (including Idaho) could shut down.

Full article from Kaiser Health News. 

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