Change in Profitability and Financial Distress of Critical Access Hospitals from Loss of Cost-Based Reimbursement
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.
Mark Holmes, George H. Pink
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Reimbursement and payment models