Medicare Home Health Care in Rural America
Describes the results of a study evaluating the degree to which Medicare beneficiaries received home health care from agencies outside of their county and the extent to which urban agencies served rural beneficiaries.
Author(s): Sheila J. Franco Date: 01/2004 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis view details
Rural Hospitals' Ability to Finance Inpatient, Skilled Nursing and Home Health Care
Reports on how rural hospitals restructured their operations in response to the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA), which reduced Medicare payments for inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing care, and home health care. Discusses Critical Access Hospitals.
Author(s): Jeffrey Stensland, Ira Moscovice Date: 10/2001 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Medicare Learning Network: Medicare Payment Systems
Provides general information about Medicare payment systems, including the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System (IRF PPS), and more. Includes links to additional resources for each provider type. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
Provides information on the quality of care, cost, volume of services, and other data for Medicare-certified providers. Includes data on doctors and clinicians, hospitals, nursing homes, home health services, hospice care, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long-term care hospitals, and dialysis facilities. Type: Database Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details