Modernizing Payment to Critical Access Hospitals: A Proposal for the next Iteration of the Flex Program
Commentary briefly describing the history the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (Flex) and Cost-Based Reimbursement (CBR) for Medicare. Outlines the challenges of CBR for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) and proposes a new payment system.
Clint MacKinney, Keith Mueller, Alva Ferdinand, et al.
Journal of Rural Health, 39(4), 716-718
Critical Access Hospitals · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models