Rural Medicare Beneficiaries Have Fewer Follow-Up Visits and Greater Emergency Department Use Post-Discharge
Compares rates of post hospital discharge care among Medicare beneficiaries in rural and urban settings. Discusses the effect on policies for follow-up care and readmission penalties.
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Matthew Toth, Mark Holmes, Courtney Van Houtven, Mark Toles, Morris Weinberger, Pam Silberman