Cost-Sharing as a Barrier to Accessing Care at FQHCs and RHCs for Rural Medicare Beneficiaries
Results of a national study investigating cost barriers, using data acquired after enactment of the Affordable Care Act and viewed from perspectives other than ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations. Features statistics including descriptive data of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) from the study sample, with breakdowns by rural and urban location.
Alex R. Schulte, George H. Pink, Mark Holmes, Denise Kirk
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Access · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health reform · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Rural Health Clinics · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data