Anticipating the Rural Impact of Medicare Value-Based Purchasing
Describes the design and implementation of Medicare value-based purchasing (VBP) programs. Addresses the potential impact of these programs on rural healthcare providers. Includes discussion on the five provider types: Prospective Payment system (PPS) hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), home health agencies, and physician office practices.
A. Clinton MacKinney, Keith J. Mueller, Nicholas P. Lillios, et al.
Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel
Critical Access Hospitals · Home health · Hospitals · Long-term care · Medicare · Physicians · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models