Policy Focus

Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHA) defines key issues relative to the health and well-being of rural Tennesseans. The list is limited but focused to assist in prioritizing needs. Members of RHA can be a valuable assets in addressing the needs through support and involvement in the association and its advocacy.

Focus Areas

  • Rural Health Infrastructure
  • Robust Rural Workforce
  • Rural Health Equity 
  • Addressing Declining Life Expectancy
  • Substance abuse disorder prevention
  • Improving social-economic drivers of health
  • Reducing infant and maternal mortality
  • Investing in a Safety Net - Inclusive of Rural Health Clinics

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