The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued a report on the status of health care in rural settings. The report covers dental services. Rural settings often pose greater challenges to access to health care and effective delivery of health care services, especially for dental care. To read the AHRQ rural health care report, use the first link below. To read a summary of the report and access a slide presentation on the report, use the second link below.
https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/research/findings/nhqrdr/chartbooks/qdr-ruralhealthchartbook-update.pdf (AHRQ report on rural health care)
https://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/chartbooks/ruralhealth/index.html (AHRQ summary and slide presentation on rural health care)