Rural Hospital Wages and the Area Wage Index: 1990-1997
Examines whether incremental changes to the hospital wage index from 1990-1997 made it more equitable across regions and how these changes impacted rural hospitals.
Kathleen Dalton, Rebecca Slifkin, Hilda Howard
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Hospitals · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences