Rural Inpatient Psychiatric Units Improve Access to Community-Based Mental Health Services, but Medicare Payment Policy a Barrier
Investigates inpatient psychiatric units (IPUs) in rural hospitals as well as the community-based mental health services available to patients.
Stephenie Loux, David Hartley, David Lambert
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Medicare · Mental health · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models