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Rural Health

Rural Health encompasses several programs that serve to strengthen health care delivery systems and improve health care access in rural areas of Ohio.  These programs include the State Office of Rural Health (SORH), the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (Flex), and the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP).  The links located to the left will provide you with additional information on these programs.

For more information: 

Ohio Department of Health
Office of Health Policy and Performance Improvement, Rural Health
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: (614) 644-8508
Fax: (614) 564-2432


Last Reviewed: 5/26/2017