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Rural and Urban Provider Market Share of Inpatient Post-Acute Care Services Provided to Rural Medicare Beneficiaries

Description
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.
Author(s)
Alex R. Schulte, Denise A. Kirk, Randy K. Randolph, George H. Pink
Date
04/2018
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Medicare · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Swing bed services