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How Many Hospitals Might Convert to a Rural Emergency Hospital (REH)?

Description
Results of a study to predict the number of rural hospitals with 50 beds or fewer that are likely to consider conversion to Rural Emergency Hospital designation under the Medicare program. Features statistics on number and percent of complete closures and converted closures between 2011-2020 among hospitals with 50 beds or fewer, and open hospitals as of 2019-2020, with breakdowns by financial measures, operational measures, Medicare payment type, and census division.
Author(s)
George H. Pink, Kristie W. Thompson, H. Ann Howard, G. Mark Holmes
Date
07/2021
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Medicare · Policy · Rural Emergency Hospitals · Statistics and data