Which Hospitals Could Be Financially Affected by a Public Option?
Describes the potential impacts of a public option health insurance plan on hospital finances, including rural hospitals. Analyzes hospital discharge data to identify hospitals that had a greater share of total charges paid by private insurance across 25 states. Presents data by hospital and patient characteristics.
Anuj Gangopadhyaya, Claire O'Brien
Health insurance · Health reform · Hospitals · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data