Alternative Models to Preserving Access to Emergency Care
Explores proposals for maintaining timely access to emergency and other basic healthcare services in rural communities that may not be able to support a full-service hospital, including frontier extended stay clinics and free-standing emergency departments. Identifies models of care and various ideologies for the Secretary and the Department of Health and Human Services to consider when evaluating policy options.
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency medical services · Hospitals · Policy · Service delivery models