RuralMED Blog

Bryce Betke Joins ruralMED Management Resources as Chief Financial Officer

by Management News

Bryce Betke Joins ruralMED Management Resources as Chief Financial Officer Holdrege, NE, June 17, 2021 – ruralMED Management Resources, the leading resource for rural healthcare, announces the addition of Bryce Betke, CPA, FHFMA, to their team as Chief Financial Officer. Betke will be responsible for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all finance related activities of the organization. By specializing in […]

RuralMED finds permanent location for headquarters in downtown Holdrege

by News

HOLDREGE — After being housed in temporary and satellite locations, ruralMED has found its permanent headquarters in downtown Holdrege. The health care company was founded five years ago in Holdrege, and its mission is to promote wellness and positively affect rural health care in Nebraska across the continuum of care by providing leadership, support and resources to rural health care […]

WEBINAR: COVID-19 Pandemic-Optimize Billing & Reimbursement for Virtual Visits

by Articles Clinical Revenue Cycle

In case you missed it, ruralMED Revenue Cycle Resources put on a webinar with the HFMA covering how to optimize your billing and reimbursement for virtual visits. The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the landscape of patient care and tested our abilities to remain fluid as healthcare providers.  As providers swiftly move to implement telehealth services, they are faced with […]

Corona Virus Update to Service Procedures

by Home Care

At ruralMED, we strive to maintain rural healthcare within our communities, and are working to do our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Below is an update of what we have changed to provide care to our patients and families through our home care and early development network service lines. We will keep you up to date on changes […]

ruralMED Billing and Coding Resources Acquires Medical Claims and Billing Service, INC.

by Clinical News

RURALMED BILLING AND CODING RESOURCES ACQUIRES MEDICAL CLAIMS AND BILLING SERVICE, INC.   Hastings, NE, Sept 2, 2019 – ruralMED Billing and Coding Resources, LLC (ruralMED) has acquired Medical Claims & Billing Service, Inc. (MCBS). ruralMED will maintain and provide services to MCBS’s current clients and will be able to provide billing and coding services to their current and future […]

Weight Management Clinic to Open New Location in Kearney

by Ideal Protein News

Kearney, NE, May 2, 2019 – ruralMED Health and Wellness, a weight management clinic that utilizes the Ideal Protein Protocol and products will open its doors on May 6th at 620 East 25th Street, Suite 1, Kearney, NE 68847, on Monday, May 6th. The starting hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, or by appointment. […]

November: Home Care Awareness Month

by Home Care News

November is Home Care Awareness Month and a Great Time to Remind You of Healthcare Services and Supports Available in Your Home Contact: Janet Seelhoff, Nebraska Home Care Association Executive Director at or (402) 423-0718 Did you know that except for performing surgery or delivering babies, a home health nurse can provide any healthcare services that you or a […]


by Clinical News

Holdrege, NE, August 20, 2018 – Family Medical Specialties’ (FMS) team is growing with three new physicians to better serve the patients throughout the southwest and south central Nebraska and northern Kansas. The new physicians include: Jacob C. Peterson, MD, Krista M Stoecker, MD and Kathryn C. Thelen, DO.  Dr. William Sandy stated, “I am glad to have some new […]


by Clinical News

Holdrege, NE, August 7, 2018 – Dr. Thomas Smith, MD of Family Medical Specialties will be retiring after 38 years of service to his patients and communities throughout southwest and south central Nebraska as well as northern Kansas. Patients, co-workers, family and friends are encouraged to attend an open house retirement celebration located in the Plaza Building (outside the Family […]


by Clinical News

Holdrege, NE, March 1, 2018 – ruralMED Management Resources, Family Medical Specialties and National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants “NCCPA” are pleased to announce that Katie Luthy, PA-C has successfully completed her Physician Assistant National Recertifying Exam (PANRE) in the area of Family Practice. Obtaining and maintaining board certification presents a standard of excellence in knowledge and practice as […]

Holdrege Chamber of Commerce – ruralMED

by Articles

All News Releases July 12, 2017 RuralMED By Elena Olson King The family physician, a doctor who provides comprehensive healthcare for people of all ages, is often the first line of defense in protecting your health. When a patient’s health condition becomes more complex, the family physician often recommends a specialist, someone who has devoted their career to a specific […]

ruralMED Management Resources Adds In-House Counsel To Growing Team

by Management News

ruralMED Management Resources, a rural healthcare consultation and management firm, has expanded its team and support services by hiring Amber Ackerson as In-house Counsel to their growing team. Ackerson will provide a vital role on the ruralMED team by providing legal counsel to ruralMED Management Resources and the ruralMED Health Cooperative. “We have several opportunities opening up with both ruralMED […]

Local PA Awarded Nebraska’s Physician Assistant of The Year

by Clinical News

Holdrege, NE, April 6, 2017 – Charles “Chuck” David Christie, PA-C of Family Medical Specialties of Holdrege, Nebraska was awarded Physician Assistant of the Year at the 2017 Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants conference on April 6, 2017. “[This award] is well deserved, and I cannot imagine another PA in the state that is more qualified to receive it,” stated […]