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Communities Served by Rural Medicare Dependent Hospitals

Description
Explores the potential consequences of termination of the Medicare Dependent Hospital (MDH) program by comparing MDHs to rural prospective payment system hospitals (R-PPS) in terms of utilization and the characteristics of the communities they serve.
Author(s)
Kristin L. Reiter, George M. Holmes, Saleema A. Karim, George H. Pink
Date
03/2012
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Medicare · Policy