Community Health Center and Rural Health Clinic Presence Associated with Lower County-Level Hospitalization Rates for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (Full Report)

Date
08/2009
Description

Examines the effect of the presence of a Federally Qualified Community Health Center (CHC) or Rural Health Clinic (RHC) within a county on population rates of hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive (ACS) conditions, using data from eight states.

Center
South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
Authors
Janice Probst, James Laditka, Sarah Laditka