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A Comparison of Rural Hospitals with Special Medicare Payment Provisions to Urban and Rural Hospitals Paid Under Prospective Payment

Description
Compares the financial performance and condition of rural hospitals with special Medicare payment provisions - Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Medicare Dependent Hospitals (MDHs), Sole Community Hospitals (SCHs), and Rural Referral Centers (RRCs) - to urban and rural hospitals paid under prospective payment.
Author(s)
G. Mark Holmes, George H. Pink, Sarah A. Friedman, Hilda A. Howard
Date
08/2010
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Sole Community Hospitals · Statistics and data