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Examining Rural Hospital Bypass for Inpatient Services

Description
Explore the drivers of rural hospital bypass for inpatient services. Examines demographic characteristics, why patients bypassed their nearest rural hospital, how the local supply of healthcare services affects rural hospital bypass, and if health insurance networks or cost affect the decision to bypass rural hospitals.
Date
12/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Access · Health insurance · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data