MedPAC Data Book: Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program, 2021
Provides an overview of Medicare spending and highlights data on Medicare beneficiary demographics, dual-eligible beneficiaries, quality of care provided through the Medicare program, and other payer liability. Examines settings of care, including rural specific provider sites, as they relate to spending, access to care, and profit margins. Compares rural and urban beneficiaries and providers throughout. Chart 6-2 addresses rural hospital closures.
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
Accountable Care Organizations · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Home health · Hospice and palliative care · Hospitals · Inpatient care · Long-term care · Medicare · Outpatient care · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Policy · Post-acute care · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Service delivery models · Statistics and data