Rural and Urban Provider Market Share of Inpatient Post-Acute Care Services Provided to Rural Medicare Beneficiaries
Findings brief examining rural patients' access to rehabilitation and skilled nursing care, using claims data from January 2013 through March 2014. Features statistics including numbers of patient days and discharges and average length of stay, with breakdowns by type and location of facility and type of care.
Alex R. Schulte, Denise A. Kirk, Randy K. Randolph, George H. Pink
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Medicare · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Swing bed services