N.Y. Public Health Law Section 235

For the purposes of this article:


“Rural area” shall mean a county with a population of two hundred thousand persons or less, or a town with a population density of one hundred fifty persons or less per square mile.


“Rural health care provider” or “rural provider” shall mean any agency, corporation, facility, or individual providing medical and/or health care services to residents of a rural area.


“Office” shall mean the Charles D. Cook office of rural health, as created pursuant to § 236 (Charles D)section two hundred thirty-six of this article.


“Rural health council” shall mean the rural health council established pursuant to § 236-B (Rural health council)section two hundred thirty-six-b of this title.

Source: Section 235 — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/235 (updated Dec. 1, 2017; accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

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