Medical Assistance Facilities: A Demonstration Program to Provide Access to Health Care in Frontier Communities
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.
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Access · Healthcare facilities · Inpatient care · Medicare · Policy · Service delivery models · Montana