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2012-14 Profitability of Urban and Rural Hospitals by Medicare Payment Classification

Description
Compares the total margin and operating margin of rural and urban hospitals using 2012-2014 profitability data. Analysis divides rural hospitals by the size of the prospective payment system and by the Medicare payment classification – Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Medicare dependent hospitals, sole community hospitals, and rural referral centers.
Author(s)
Sharita R. Thomas, G. Mark Holmes, George H. Pink
Date
03/2016
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Sole Community Hospitals