Rural Hospitals' Ability to Finance Inpatient, Skilled Nursing and Home Health Care
Reports on how rural hospitals restructured their operations in response to the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA), which reduced Medicare payments for inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing care, and home health care. Discusses Critical Access Hospitals.
Jeffrey Stensland, Ira Moscovice
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Home health · Hospitals · Inpatient care · Long-term care