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Home Health Payment Reform: Trends in the Supply of Rural Agencies and Availability of Home-Based Skilled Services

Description
Reports on changes in the supply of home health agencies in rural and urban areas before and after the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997, which changed reimbursement for home health. Also looks at provision of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social work by rural and urban home health agencies.
Author(s)
Janet P. Sutton
Date
03/2005
Type
Document
Organization
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
Tagged as
Access · Home health · Medicare · Occupational therapy · Physical therapy · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data