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COVID-19 And The Financial Viability Of US Rural Hospitals

Description
Examines the financial pressures on rural hospitals and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting hospital finances. Discusses a decline in revenue due to cancelled elective services and increased spending on equipment such as personal protective equipment (PPE) to address COVID-19. Identifies potential policy options to help rural hospitals and maintain rural healthcare access.
Author(s)
Ge Bai, Gerard F. Anderson
Citation
Health Affairs Blog
Date
07/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Infectious diseases · Policy