At-Risk Hospitals: The Role of Critical Access Hospital Status in Mitigating the Effects of New Prospective Payment Systems Under Medicare

Date
02/2000
Description

This report examines not-for-profit hospitals that potentially qualify as critical access hospitals and identifies those facilities that are at risk as a result of Medicare's prospective payment systems (PPS) to non-acute care settings.

Center
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Authors
Kathleen Dalton, Rebecca Slifkin, Hilda Howard