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Anticipating the Rural Impact of Medicare Value-Based Purchasing

Description
Describes the design and implementation of Medicare value-based purchasing (VBP) programs. 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.
Author(s)
A. Clinton MacKinney, Keith J. Mueller, Nicholas P. Lillios, et al.
Date
04/2012
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Home health · Hospitals · Long-term care · Medicare · Physicians · Reimbursement and payment models