Rural Health Clinics - Rules and Regulations

For questions regarding rural health clinics, you may e-mail the Division of Quality Assurance

Regulatory Guidelines

Chapter 2 The Certification Process  - See Sections 2240-2249 (Exit DHS)
Appendix G - Interpretative Guidelines and RHC Conditions for Certification (Exit DHS)

  • Title 42: Public Health, PART 491—CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN HEALTH FACILITIES, Subpart A—Rural Health Clinics: Conditions for Certification; and FQHCs Conditions for Coverage

  •  CMS S&C Letters

S&C-07-06, December 7, 2006
Hours of Operation for Rural Health Clinics (RHC)

S&C-04-42, August 12, 2004
Status of the December 24, 2003 Final Rule: Rural Health Clinics

Last Revised: October 17, 2014