Resources, Maps, and Publications

Understanding exactly what the frontier is and what it means to live, run a business, raise a family, get healthcare and access vital services is important to us as residents of the frontier. Living here should feel modern, safe and progressive. Over the past 20 years, we've been at the forefront of defining the frontier to help you determine where you stand in the context of location and what kinds of services, support, special funding or information is available to assist you. Here is our extensive resource library for your use.

Maps

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Frontier Designated Areas 2010

Instead of Counties, California uses Medical Service Study Areas, Hawaii uses sub-county areas, and Arizona uses RUCAs; state offices of rural health designated frontier areas…

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Defining the Frontier

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Expert Panel Report

Defining the Term “Frontier Area” for Programs Implemented through the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth

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NCFC Publications

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Introduction to the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic

Communities and providers have been talking about the need for a facility with more capability than a clinic, but less than a hospital for a number of years.

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VIDA

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special content

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Advocacy

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special content

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