NARHC Official Letters and Communications

NARHC often communicates with Congress and the Administration on issues of importance to the Rural Health Clinic community. The following is an archive of official communications we have sent advocating on behalf of the Rural Health Clinic Program. We have also included some communications and letters that NARHC has signed but were not authored by NARHC.


May 2, 2022 - Letter of Support for Strengthen Kids' Mental Health Now Act of 2022 

April 1, 2022 - Letter of Support for Medicare Recognition of LPCs and MFTs 

March 31, 2022 - Letter of Support for Rural Health Clinic Behavioral Health Initiative 

February 14, 2022 - Letter to Congressional Staff - Post-PHE Telehealth Policy for Rural Health Clinics

January, 2022 - NARHC Letter to Secretary Becerra and Administrator Brooks-LaSure on Good Faith Estimate Policy 

September, 2021 -  NARHC RHC Testing-Kit Letter to President Biden  

September, 2021 -  NARHC 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Comments

September, 2021 - Rural Health Innovation Act of 2021 – Letter of Support 

April 7, 2021 - Rural America Health Corps Act - Letter of Support 

March 3, 2021 - Letter to HRSA  on Vaccine Distribution to Rural Providers 

February 8, 2021 - Letter to Congressional Staff - American Rescue Plan Overlooks Rural Areas 

January 15, 2021 - NARHC Message Congressional Staff Regarding RHC Payment Modernization 

October 5, 2020 - NARHC 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Comments 

September 23, 2020 - Letter from NARHC, NRHA, and NACHC to Congressional Leadership on Safety-Net Provider Telehealth Issues 

August 3, 2020 - Telehealth Coalition sign-on Letter Endorsing the Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020 

July 30, 2020 - Letter of Thanks to Chairman Grassley on Distant Site Extension Language in HEALS Act

July 10, 2020 - Letter to United States House of Representatives ~ Underserved Communities Deserve Telehealth Access

June 25, 2020 - Letter to United States Senate ~ Fixing Telehealth for Safety Net Providers

May 14, 2020 - Letter of Thanks to Rep. Adrian Smith for Introducing the Improving Telehealth for Underserved Communities Act

May 14, 2020 - Letter of Thanks to Rep. Tom O’Halleran for Introducing the Improving Telehealth for Underserved Communities Act

April 7, 2020 - Letter to Administrator Verma on Telehealth Guidance

February 28, 2020 - Joint Letter with NRHA to Secretary Azar on Rural Health Clinic Payment Modernization Proposal