Economic Impact of a Critical Access Hospital on a Rural Community
Estimates the economic impact of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) on a rural community. Uses data collected from 2012 to 2016, representing 91 CAHs across 18 states. Discusses direct impacts, such as employee wages and benefits, as well as secondary benefits such as construction activity and retail spending.
Gerald A. Doeksen, Cheryl F. St. Clair, Fred C. Eilrich
National Center for Rural Health Works
Community and economic development · Critical Access Hospitals