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North Carolina Rural Health Research Program (NC RHRP)

Description
One of the Rural Health Research Centers currently funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Works to identify rural health problems through policy-relevant analyses, geographic and graphical presentation of data, and information dissemination. Focuses on federal insurance programs and healthcare delivery organizations and access.
Phone
919.966.5541
Tagged as
Conducting Research, Needs Assessment, and Evaluation · Healthcare Access · Rural Health Policy · What is Rural? · North Carolina

Resources (99)

  • 2012-14 Profitability of Urban and Rural Hospitals by Medicare Payment Classification, 03/2016, view details
  • The 21st Century Rural Hospital: A Chart Book, 03/2015, view details
  • 340B Drug Pricing Program: Results of a Survey of Eligible but Non-Participating Rural Hospitals, 01/2007, view details
  • 340B Drug Pricing Program: Results of a Survey of Participating Hospitals, 05/2007, view details
  • Best Practices for Health Insurance Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment in Rural Areas, 12/2014, view details
  • Change in Profitability and Financial Distress of Critical Access Hospitals from Loss of Cost-Based Reimbursement, 12/2013, view details
  • Characteristics of Communities Served by Hospitals at High Risk of Financial Distress, 12/2017, view details
  • Characteristics of Medicaid Beneficiaries Who Use Rural Health Clinics, 05/2016, view details
  • Characteristics of Rural & Urban Children Who Qualify For Medicaid or CHIP But Are Not Enrolled, 07/2009, view details
  • Classification Change, 1999 to 2003: Office of Management and Budget Metropolitan Areas and Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) Map, 07/2003, view details
  • CMS Hospital Quality Star Rating: For 762 Rural Hospitals, No Stars Is the Problem, 06/2017, view details
  • Communities Served by Rural Medicare Dependent Hospitals, 03/2012, view details
  • A Comparison of Closed Rural Hospitals and Perceived Impact, 04/2015, view details
  • A Comparison of Rural Hospitals with Special Medicare Payment Provisions to Urban and Rural Hospitals Paid Under Prospective Payment, 08/2010, view details
  • A Critique of the Office of the Inspector General’s Report on Swing Beds in Critical Access Hospitals, 03/2015, view details
  • Differences in Community Characteristics of Sole Community Hospitals, 11/2017, view details
  • Discharge to Swing Bed or Skilled Nursing Facility: Who Goes Where?, 02/2014, view details
  • Do Current Medicare Rural Hospital Payment Systems Align with Cost Determinants?, 02/2015, view details
  • Does ACA Insurance Coverage Expansion Improve the Financial Performance of Rural Hospitals?, 06/2016, view details
  • Effect of Market Reform on Rural Public Health Departments, 01/2000, view details
  • The Effect of Medicare Part D Plan Switching and Formulary Changes on Sole Community Pharmacies and the Patients They Serve, 03/2010, view details
  • Effect of Swing Bed Use on Medicare Average Daily Cost and Reimbursement in Critical Access Hospitals, 12/2011, view details
  • Estimated Costs of Rural Freestanding Emergency Departments, 11/2015, view details
  • The Experience of Sole Community Rural Independent Pharmacies with Medicare Part D: Reports from the Field, 11/2006, view details
  • Fewer Hospitals Close in the 1990s: Rural Hospitals Mirror This Trend, 10/2001, view details
  • A Financial Comparison of Rural Hospitals With Special Medicare Payment Provisions to Hospitals Paid Under Prospective Payment (Findings Brief), 04/2010, view details
  • The Financial Importance of Medicare Post-Acute and Hospice Care to Rural Hospitals, 07/2017, view details
  • The Financial Importance of the Sole Community Hospital Payment Designation, 11/2016, view details
  • Flux in Loan Repayment Programs for Healthcare Professionals With States’ Budget Cuts and National Health Service Corps Budget Increases, 05/2012, view details
  • The Freestanding Emergency Department Financial Assessment Strategic Tool (FED FAST), view details
  • Geographic Variation in Plan Uptake in the Federally Facilitated Marketplace, 10/2014, view details
  • Geographic Variation in Risk of Financial Distress among Rural Hospitals, 01/2016, view details
  • Geographic Variation in the Profitability of Urban and Rural Hospitals, 03/2016, view details
  • How Does Medicaid Expansion Affect Insurance Coverage of Rural Populations?, 07/2014, view details
  • Identifying Rural Health Clinics in Medicaid Data, 05/2016, view details
  • If Fewer International Medical Graduates are Allowed in the U.S., Who Might Replace Them in Rural Underserved Areas?, 05/2001, view details
  • The Impact of Medicaid Cuts on Rural Communities, 08/2005, view details
  • The Impact of the Low Volume Hospital (LVH) Program on the Viability of Small, Rural Hospitals, 10/2016, view details
  • Impact of The Medicaid Budgetary Crisis on Rural Communities, 08/2003, view details
  • Impacts of Multiple Race Reporting on Rural Health Policy and Data Analysis, 05/2002, view details
  • Implications for Beneficiary Travel Time if Financially-Vulnerable Critical Access Hospitals Close, 12/2013, view details
  • Innovative Primary Care Case Management Programs Operating in Rural Communities: Case Studies of Three States, 01/2003, view details
  • Intensive Care in Critical Access Hospitals, 03/2005, view details
  • Issues in Staffing Emergency Medical Services: A National Survey of Local Rural and Urban EMS Directors, 05/2008, view details
  • The Key Role of Sole Community Pharmacists in Their Local Healthcare Delivery Systems, 03/2009, view details
  • Location of Frontier CAHs, Certified through January 1, 2003, 2003, view details
  • Medicaid & CHIP Participation Among Rural & Urban Children, 07/2009, view details
  • Medicaid in Small Towns and Rural America: A Lifeline for Children, Families, and Communities, 06/2017, view details
  • Medicare Beneficiaries’ Access to Pharmacy Services in Small Rural Towns: Implications of Contracting Patterns of Sole Community Pharmacies with Part D Plans, 01/2009, view details
  • Nonmetropolitan Counties and VA Clinics, 2005, view details
  • Nonmetropolitan Counties and Vet Centers, 2005, view details
  • North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Cartographic Archive, 2013, view details
  • One Year In: Sole Community Rural Independent Pharmacies and Medicare Part D, 09/2007, view details
  • Pediatric Care in Rural Hospital Emergency Departments, 05/2010, view details
  • PPS Inpatient Payment and the Area Wage Index, 01/2001, view details
  • Prediction of Financial Distress among Rural Hospitals, 01/2016, view details
  • Premium Assistance Programs for Low Income Families: How Well Does it Work in Rural Areas?, 01/2006, view details
  • A Primer on Interpreting Hospital Margins, 07/2003, view details
  • A Primer on the Occupational Mix Adjustment to the Medicare Hospital Wage Index, 09/2006, view details
  • Profile of Rural Health Clinics: Clinic & Medicare Patient Characteristics: Review of 2009 Medicare Outpatient Claims Data, 03/2013, view details
  • Profile of Rural Health Clinics: Medicare Payments & Common Diagnoses: Review of 2009 Medicare Outpatient Claims Data, 12/2012, view details
  • Profile of Sole Community Pharmacists’ Prescription Sales and Overall Financial Position, 08/2009, view details
  • Profitability of Rural and Urban Hospitals, 08/2016, view details
  • Provision of Uncompensated Care by Rural Hospitals: A Preliminary Look at Medicare Cost Report Worksheet S-10, 08/2013, view details
  • Proximity of Rural Black and Hispanic/Latino Communities to Physicians and Hospital Services, 05/2001, view details
  • Race and Place: Urban-Rural Differences in Health for Racial and Ethnic Minorities, 03/2000, view details
  • Recent Changes in Health Insurance Coverage in Rural and Urban Areas, 05/2011, view details
  • Regional Differences in Rural and Urban Mortality Trends, 08/2017, view details
  • Role of CAH Status in Mitigating the Effects of New Prospective Payment Systems Under Medicare, 01/2000, view details
  • Rural and Urban Hospitals in the United States, 08/2017, view details
  • Rural and Urban Parents Report on Access to Health Care for their Children with Medicaid Managed Care, 12/2005, view details
  • Rural Health Snapshot (2017), 05/2017, view details
  • Rural Hospital Area Wages and the PPS Wage Index: 1990-1997, 10/2000, view details
  • Rural Hospital Closures: January 2010 – Present, view details
  • Rural Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions: Who Is Being Acquired and What Happens Afterward?, 08/2014, view details
  • Rural Hospital Support for Emergency Medical Services, 11/2010, view details
  • Rural Hospital Wages and the Area Wage Index: 1990-1997, 01/2001, view details
  • Rural Populations and Health Care Providers: A Map Book, 2002, view details
  • Rural Volunteer EMS: Reports from the Field, 08/2010, view details
  • A Rural-Urban Comparison of Allied Health Average Hourly Wages, 01/2009, view details
  • Rural-Urban Differences in Characteristics of Local EMS Agencies, 05/2008, view details
  • Rural-Urban Differences in Continuity of Care among Medicare Beneficiaries, 12/2014, view details
  • Rural-Urban Differences In Nursing Home And Skilled Nursing Supply, 02/2003, view details
  • Rural-Urban Issues in the Wage Index Adjustment for Prospective Payment in Skilled Nursing Facilities, 11/2003, view details
  • Rural-Urban Variations in Medicare Live Discharge Patterns from Hospice, 2012-2013, 09/2017, view details
  • Rural/Urban Differences in Inpatient Related Costs and Use among Medicare Beneficiaries, 03/2014, view details
  • Safety Net Clinics Serving the Elderly in Rural Areas: Rural Health Clinic Patients Compared to Federally Qualified Health Center Patients, 05/2014, view details
  • Sole Community Pharmacies and Part D Participation: Implications for Rural Residents (Findings Brief), 02/2009, view details
  • State Profiles of Medicaid and SCHIP in Rural and Urban Areas, 08/2007, view details
  • State Profiles of Medicaid and SCHIP in Rural and Urban Areas, 04/2014, view details
  • States’ Use of Cost-Based Reimbursement for Medicaid Services at Critical Access Hospitals, 04/2010, view details
  • The Trend Toward the Clinical Doctorate in Allied Health: Implications for Rural Communities, 08/2008, view details
  • Trends in Risk of Financial Distress among Rural Hospitals, 10/2016, view details
  • Trends in Skilled Nursing and Swing-bed Use in Rural Areas, 1996-2003, 12/2005, view details
  • Trends in Skilled Nursing Facility and Swing Bed Use in Rural Areas Following the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (Final Report), 04/2011, view details
  • Trends in the Provision of Surgery by Rural Hospitals, 07/2011, view details
  • U.S. Hospital List (2016), 2016, view details
  • Why Use Swing Beds? Conversations with Hospital Administrators and Staff (Findings Brief), 04/2012, view details
  • Workforce Issues Among Sole Community Pharmacies, 07/2009, view details