This study investigated trends in cancer services
availability in urban and rural Prospective Payment
System (PPS) hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals
(CAHs). Compared with all PPS hospitals, CAHs offered
fewer cancer treatment services and experienced a decline
in service capability over time.
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Peiyin Hung, Sylvia Kewei Shi, Janice Probst, Whitney Zahnd, Anja Zgodic, Melinda Merrell, Elizabeth Crouch, Jan Eberth