Sheila Franco, MS

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Completed Projects - (3)


Publications - (3)

  • Medicare Home Health Care in Rural America
    Policy Brief
    NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Date: 01/2004
    This study looked at the characteristics of rural Medicare beneficiaries served by urban home health agencies as compared with those served by rural agencies.
  • Medicare Reforms: The Rural Perspective
    NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Date: 04/2000
    This policy analysis brief discusses Medicare reforms considered by the National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare (created by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997), including prescription drug coverage, funding graduate medical education, and increasing the eligibility age.
  • Rural Home Health Agencies: The Impact of the Balanced Budget Act
    Policy Brief
    NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Date: 04/2000
    This policy analysis brief examines how the characteristics of rural and urban Medicare-certified home health agencies differ, estimates the impact of interim payment system on these agencies, and discusses policy implications for a Medicare home health prospective payment system.