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11/3/2014

Critical Access Hospitals to Lose Rural Designation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a list of critical access hospitals (CAHs) that lost their rural designation as of Oct. 1, 2014. These CAHs lost that designation because they are in counties that will now be classified as urban.

Redefining Rural: How the Census Changes Rural Multifamily Housing
8/16/2013

Redefining Rural: How the Census Changes Rural Multifamily Housing

The distinction between an urban community and a rural one seems simple. Urban communities are cities with large populations; everything else is rural. That simplicity, however, quickly vanishes as one begins to examine just what encompasses everything else.