Identifying Limitations of PPS Reimbursement for Rural Hospitals
This project will investigate the potential financial and access consequences of returning rural hospitals to PPS payment. Characteristics of the hospitals and communities at highest risk of adverse consequences will be identified.
Do Current Medicare Rural Hospital Payment Systems Align with Cost Determinants?
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
To inform policy discussions on how complex current payment models may affect rural hospitals, the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program studied differences in financial condition among rural hospitals and important determinants of differences in rural hospital costs.