Skip to main content

Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities: The Rural Emergency Medical Center Act of 2018

Description
An overview of the Rural Emergency Medical Center Act of 2018, which would have created a new Medicare designation to allow certain hospitals to transition to a 24/7 emergency medical center with enhanced reimbursement and required them to have protocols for transport of patients to higher-level inpatient facilities if needed.
Date
05/2018
Type
Document
Organization
American Hospital Association
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Service delivery models