Analysis of Medicare Advantage Quality in Rural Areas: Historically and Moving Forward
This project examines the role that geography and demographics play in the success and quality of different types of MA plans in particular regions of the country. It also considers the significance of that historic success as a predictor of market dominance in the future as quality-based payments and changes in payment mandated by the ACA go into effect.
The Effect of Medicare Payment Policy Changes on Rural Primary Care Practice Revenue
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
This policy brief describes the impact of recent Medicare payment updates to the Geographic Practice Cost Indices portion of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule on rural primary care providers' practice revenue from Medicare.