Freestanding Emergency Departments: An Alternative Model for Rural Communities
Describes the freestanding emergency department (FSED) model as an option for rural communities that can no longer support inpatient services. Looks at both hospital-based and independent FSEDs, examines financial viability of the model, and features rural FSEDs in Illinois and Arizona.
Rural Health Information Hub
Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Arizona · Illinois