Trends in Cancer Treatment Service Availability Across Critical Access Hospitals and Prospective Payment System Hospitals

Date
08/2021
Journal
Medical Care
Description

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.

Center
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Authors
Peiyin Hung, Kewei Shi, Janice Probst, Whitney Zahnd, Anja Zgodic, Melinda Merrell, Elizabeth Crouch, Jan Eberth