Rural/Urban and Regional Variation in the 2019 CMS Hospital Wage Index
Findings brief describing the geographic variation in the 2019 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital wage index by rural and urban definitions. Includes data comparisons for rural and urban definitions by Census region, frontier and remote (FAR) codes, and state.
Kristie W. Thompson, Ann Howard, George H. Pink
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Hospitals · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data