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Geographic Variation in Risk of Financial Distress among Rural Hospitals

Description
Discusses the geographic variation in the number of rural hospitals predicted to be at high risk for closure in 2015 as assigned by the Financial Distress Index (FDI) model. The FDI model uses existing hospital financial performance, government reimbursement, and organizational and market characteristics to determine risk levels associated with financial distress.
Author(s)
Brystana Kaufman, Regina Rutledge, George Pink, Mark Holmes
Date
01/2016
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Hospitals · Statistics and data