Rural area

Rural area means an area located outside an urban area, or a rural census tract within a Metropolitan Statistical Area as determined under the most recent version of the Goldsmith modification as determined by the Office of Rural Health Policy of the Health Resources and Services Administration.


42 CFR § 414.605

Scoping language

As used in this subpart, the following definitions apply to both land and water (hereafter collectively referred to as ground) ambulance services and to air ambulance services unless otherwise specified:

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