The Impact of the Low Volume Hospital (LVH) Program on the Viability of Small, Rural Hospitals
Compares rural low volume hospitals (LVH) with non-LVH (Inpatient Prospective Payment System) hospitals. Discusses the financial impact of removing the LVH program and returning to the 2005 LVH classification and payment adjustment, and the effect this will have on Medicare beneficiaries.
Rebecca G. Whitaker, G. Mark Holmes, George H. Pink
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Hospitals · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Statistics and data