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Will Bundling Work in Rural America? Analysis of the Feasibility and Consequences of Bundled Payments for Rural Health Providers and Patients

Description
Assesses how bundled payments may affect both healthcare quality and access among rural providers, and explains the financial and operational challenges associated with implementing bundled payments in low-volume providers such as Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).
Author(s)
Robert Town, Walter Gregg, Ira Moscovice, Shailendra Prasad, Jill Klingner
Date
09/2011
Type
Document
Organization
Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models