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Assessing the Unintended Consequences of Health Policy on Rural Populations and Places

Description
Explores health policies that have affected, or could potentially have affected, rural people, places, and providers, in ways that ran counter to policy intent. Examines 6 historical health policies and their effect on rural health systems. Includes a framework for analyzing policy impact on rural populations and places.
Author(s)
Keith J. Mueller, Charlie Alfero, Andrew F. Coburn, et al.
Date
12/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel
Tagged as
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare quality · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural definitions · Rural-urban differences · Swing bed services · Telehealth