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Understanding the Rural Swing Bed: More than Just a Reimbursement Policy

Description
Provides an overview of the swing bed program and its role as a patient-centric post-acute care solution that helps rural hospitals serve their communities. Discusses the impact of the program, reimbursement, quality measures, and more.
Author(s)
Kay Miller Temple
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
08/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Access · Aging and aging-related services · Critical Access Hospitals · Delta Region · Emergency preparedness and response · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Swing bed services · Mississippi · Missouri · Oklahoma