Implications for Beneficiary Travel Time if Financially-Vulnerable Critical Access Hospitals Close
Examines potential increases in beneficiary travel times and distances if financially-vulnerable Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) close. Analysis is based on a review of 93 CAHs identified as financially-vulnerable and likely to close if reimbursement methods or eligibility requirements change.
Victoria A. Freeman, Randy K. Randolph, George Pink, Mark Holmes
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Access · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals