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Emerging Strategies to Ensure Access to Health Care Services: Frontier Health System

Description
Discusses the challenges to providing care in frontier communities and offers solutions for improving access to and the delivery of care. Proposes the creation of a frontier-specific accountable care organization (ACO), the Frontier Health System (FHS), that provides traditional ACO services along with transportation, swing bed, home-based care, expanded visiting nurse services, and more.
Date
11/2017
Type
Document
Organization
American Hospital Association
Tagged as
Access · Accountable Care Organizations · Critical Access Hospitals · Frontier and remote areas · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models