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Report to Congress: Rural Community Hospital Demonstration

Description
Summarizes findings from the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration (RCHD) over the twelve years authorized by the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Reports on the characteristics of the participating hospitals and the effect of the demonstration on hospital finances and other outcomes. Also discusses steps the hospitals expected to take at the end of the demonstration, if it had not been extended for an additional five years by the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016.
Date
10/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Hospitals · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models