The Voice of Rural Health!


MRHA is a non-profit, membership organization missioned to strengthen the health, health care and well-being of rural Minnesotans through leadership, advocacy, education and collaboration.

MRHA is the leading coordinating and advocacy organization for strengthening health and health care for rural Minnesotans.

The Benefits of Membership

Created in 1994, the Minnesota Rural Health Association has grown to be a recognized advocate for rural health in Minnesota. Today we serve over 150 members from a broad spectrum of health care delivery and support industries. We strive to be the leader in rural health advocacy, awareness and collaboration. Your support and participation would be greatly appreciated.

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What we do:

Advocacy and Leadership - MRHA provides a central gathering point for rural health leaders to focus on effective advocacy with policy makers.
Member Engagement - MRHA provides opportunities to engage in making a positive difference on rural health issues through an active member committee structure.
Education and Resources - MRHA provides educational opportunities on key rural health topics along with access to partnering organizations.
Collaboration - MRHA reaches out to bring together various rural organizations and interests together around rural health issues.
State Conference and Policy Forum - The annual Minnesota Rural Health Conference and its Rural Health Policy Forum, sponsored by the MRHA and its members, is the premiere rural health event of the year in Minnesota.

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