Rural Health Services Outreach Grant Program Essay

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Health Care Information Resources • Rural Health Services Outreach Grant Program – U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services • Working with Clients of Appalachian Culture – an in-depth publication meant to provide ideas and information to help providers become familiar with the culture, identifying the regional differences and finding the techniques that work best. http://www.counseling.org/Resources/Library/VISTAS/2010-V-Online/Article_69.pdf • Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge – providing care to patients whose annual household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level with services such as primary medical care, physical therapy, women’s health services, nutrition and diabetes management, smoking cessation program, and a wellness program. • Multiple NA, AA and MA meetings available in the areas free of charge. • HOPE of East Tennessee, Inc., is a non-profit organization providing recovery residences and outpatient treatment for men and women with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Intensive Outpatient Treatment is available for indigent Clients as well as those with TennCare coverage. They have both a resident and outpatient center. Payment is on a sliding fee scale based on income and other factors but also accept Medicaid, Medicare, and state financed health insurance plans. • Grundy County Primary Care Center (FKA Metro Moore County Health) sees patients Monday through Friday – regardless if uninsured, Medicare, or Medicaid
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