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Medical Assistance Facilities: A Demonstration Program to Provide Access to Health Care in Frontier Communities

Description
Describes the Health Care Financing Administration's Medical Assistance Facility (MAF) demonstration program, which aimed to preserve healthcare access in frontier areas of Montana by converting full-service hospitals into low-intensity, short-stay healthcare service centers. Examines the impact of the program on access to inpatient care.
Date
07/1993
Type
Document
Organization
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Tagged as
Access · Healthcare facilities · Inpatient care · Medicare · Policy · Service delivery models · Montana

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