Listed by publication date. You can also view these publications alphabetically.
Organizational Attributes with Medicare ACO Quality Performance
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations' (ACOs') quality performance found rural ACOs' score was comparable to those in other categories. ACOs with hospital-system sponsorship, larger beneﬁciary panels, and higher post-hospitalization follow-up rates had better performance.
How Would Rural Hospitals Be Affected by Loss of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicare Low-Volume Hospital Adjustment?
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Using data from the Hospital Market Service Area File, the Hospital Cost Report Information System, and Nielsen-Claritas Pop-Facts, this study examined the effect the low-volume hospital payment adjustment has on a hospital’s finances. It also looked at the effects of losing the payment adjustment.
Rural Enrollment in the Federally Facilitated Marketplace
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Analyzes the differences in rural and urban enrollment rates in counties across 32 states by using data from the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the US Department of Health and Human Services.