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Office of Rural Health
Office of Rural Health
Office of Rural Health
 
Facilities Designated for Underserved Populations

Medicare-certified Rural Health Clinics, Community and Migrant Health Centers, and Indian Health Service funded clinics are types of health clinics which are located in federal shortage areas to enhance access to health care services.
 
Medicare-certified rural health clinics are created to serve rural underserved areas with affordable and accessible primary health care services.  To learn more about Medicare-certified rural health clinics visit the National Association of Rural Health Clinics web site.
 
Community and Migrant Health Centers exist to provide affordable, accessible and acceptable primary health care in Nebraska. To learn more about Community and Migrant Health Centers visit the Nebraska Primary Care Association web site.  Community and Migrant Health Centers are designated as Federally Qualified Health Centers.
 
Indian Health Service clinics are established to serve Native American tribal populations residing on and off reservation land with culturally appropriate primary health care services.  To learn more about Indian Health Service clinics visit the Indian Health Services web site.  Indian Health Service clinics are designated as Federally Qualified Health Centers.
 
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Rural Health Home

Nebraska Office of Rural Health
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE  68509-5026
402-471-2337 | Contact our Staff
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