Rural Health Resources by Topic: Sole Community Hospitals
Types of Rural and Urban Hospitals and Counties Where They Are Located
Offers a snapshot of the types of rural and urban hospitals and the counties
where they are located. Presents data on the number and percent of acute care hospitals and average daily census by hospital type, special payment designation, and county size. Includes descriptions of Medicare special payment designations for hospitals.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program view details
Medicare Payment for Rural or Geographically Isolated Hospitals
Displays data on Medicare payment adjustments for Sole Community Hospitals, Medicare-Dependent Hospitals, Low-Volume Hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals. Includes information on the number of qualifying hospitals by state and eligibility criteria.
Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service view details
Fast Facts on U.S. Hospitals, 2022
Offers resources highlighting data from the American Hospital Association (AHA) Annual Survey. Includes data on the number of hospitals by type, ownership, system-affiliated versus independent, and rural versus urban; AHA's COVID-19 bed occupancy projection tool; a map of community hospitals in the United States; and maps of bed occupancy over time.
Infographics from Fast Facts on U.S. Hospitals, 2022
Date: 2022 Type: Website Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Medicare Covers a Lower Percentage of Outpatient Costs in Hospitals Located in Rural Areas
Policy brief describing differences in Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) payments between urban and rural hospitals. Features statistics on OPPS payments as a percent of total net patient revenue, as a percent of Medicare outpatient cost by hospital payment classification, and as a percent of Medicare outpatient cost by number of acute beds, with breakdowns by urban and rural location.
Author(s): Pranathi Sana, George H. Pink Date: 09/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program view details
Oregon Rural Hospitals
Shows a county-level map of Oregon identifying the location of rural hospitals including Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), non-CAHs, and sole community hospitals.
Date: 05/2020 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health view details
Medicaid: States' Use and Distribution of Supplemental Payments to Hospitals
Examines the use of disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments given to hospitals with more Medicaid and uninsured patients. Addresses differences in state Medicaid expansion status, uninsured percentage, and uncompensated care in relation to DSH payments. Includes state data on DSH payments and uncompensated care costs by rural/urban hospital location, as well as data on Critical Access Hospital (CAH) and Sole Community Hospital DSH payments by state.
Date: 07/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details
Guadalupe County Hospital Surpassing Six Month SRHT Goals
Features a Sole Community Hospital in Santa Rosa, New Mexico that participated in the Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) project. Focuses on their use of LEAN to reduce days net accounts receivable, as well as their increase in services provided, non-measurable impacts, and more.
Date: 01/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details