Trends over Time in the Provision of Skilled Nursing Care in Critical Access Hospitals

Date
02/2006
Description

Examines trends in the delivery of skilled nursing facility services in both hospital-based units and swing beds during a period of dramatic change in Medicare payments for post-acute care, focusing on Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).

Center
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Authors
Kathleen Dalton, Rebecca Slifkin, Jeongyoung Park, H. Ann Howard