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History of the Swing Bed: A Look Through the Rural Rearview Mirror

Description
Reviews the history of the swing bed program, which helps rural hospitals serve patients and the community through provision of post-acute care. Shares insights from experts who describe early implementation and key program elements that have contributed to the program's success.
Author(s)
Kay Miller Temple
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
08/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Swing bed services · Kansas · Missouri