Modeling the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic Conditions of Participation and Reimbursement Methodologies
Discusses the financial feasibility of the Frontier Extended Stay Clinic (FESC), a proposed provider type to expand services in remote and isolated primary care clinics. Compares Medicare reimbursement for FESC status with Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Rural Health Clinic (RHC), and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) reimbursement. Includes detailed examples of financial impact for seven clinics in rural Alaska, Nevada, Washington, and Wyoming.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Clinics · Critical Access Hospitals · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural Health Clinics · Service delivery models · Statistics and data · Alaska · Nevada · Washington · Wyoming