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Change in Profitability and Financial Distress of Critical Access Hospitals from Loss of Cost-Based Reimbursement

Description
Examines how proposed changes to Critical Access Hospital (CAH) cost-based reimbursement would affect the financial vulnerability of CAHs. Uses models to forecast the financial impact of 20 and 30 percent reductions in Medicare revenue, and the resulting implications for rural healthcare access.
Author(s)
Mark Holmes, George H. Pink
Date
12/2013
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Reimbursement and payment models