Rural Health Safety Net Under Renewed Pressure as Pandemic Fades
Examines financial and operational metrics for rural hospitals, comparing hospitals in states that did and did not expand Medicaid, as well as the discontinuation of obstetrics and chemotherapy services. Discusses how the Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) designation can provide a path forward for some rural facilities and explores seven characteristics that may have the greatest impact on a facility's consideration to convert to an REH.
Chartis Center for Rural Health
Access · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Health disparities · Health workforce supply and demand · Hospitals · Maternal health and prenatal care · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural Emergency Hospitals · Specialty care · Statistics and data