Trends in Special Medicare Payments and Service Utilization for Rural Areas in the 1990s
This report analyzes four types of special payments that Medicare has been making to rural hospitals and physicians. These special payments are intended to support the rural health care infrastructure to help ensure access to care for Medicare beneficiaries. The research provides a comprehensive overview of these payments, including documentation of the supply of providers, trends in payments, and Medicare costs per beneficiary.
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- Paperback ISBN/EAN: 0-8330-3213-5
- Document Number: MR-1595-CMS
- Year: 2002
- Series: Monograph Reports
Methods and Data PDF
Characteristics of U.S. Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Counties PDF
Payment Trends for Non-Metropolitan Hospitals PDF
Trends for Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers PDF
Utilization and Spending for Physician Services PDF
1990-1997 Trends in AAPCC Capitation Rates PDF
Special Hospital Payments and Part a Per Capita Costs PDF
Policy Implications and Recommendations PDF
Special Medicare Payments for Rural Hospitals PDF
Definitions of Rurality PDF
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