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By davis beasley as health care reform emerges as a national issue once again, it seems advisable to take a look at how these things play out away from the [. By harwood d schaffer and daryll e ray agricultural policy analysis center in a recent article, our colleague alan guebert wrote that he had to pay “$170 per month rural internet and telephone service compared to $50 per month for both” when he moved from town 12 years ago. The health care challenges facing rural areas are different than those facing urban areas the health care delivery system in rural america is. Download a pdf of health care in rural america by the national research council for free. Medicaid has long played an essential role in delivering health care in rural america in 2010, prior to the aca, 18 percent of rural residents nationwide were enrolled in medicaid, compared to 15 percent of urban residents. What are the causes of rural health disparities causes of health disparities in rural america are many and vary by region some frequently cited factors that underlie rural disparities include healthcare access, socioeconomic status, unhealthy behaviors, and chronic conditions.