Policy Brief: Addressing COPD in Rural America

23 Jan 2019 9:28 AM | Mary Reuter (Administrator)

Addressing the Burden of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Rural America 
Discusses the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its impact on rural America. Covers rural risk factors for COPD and healthcare disparities influencing rural COPD patients' ability to access care. Discusses ongoing federal COPD programs and offers policy recommendations and considerations to improve access to COPD care and treatments for individuals living in rural areas.

Idaho Rural Health Association * PO Box 2012 * Eagle, Idaho 83616 * idahorha@gmail.com

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