Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

National Rural Hospital Flexibility Project

1/1/2006 - 1/31/2007
John Gale
Principal Investigator: 
Andrew Coburn
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center University of North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center

This project is a five year evaluation of the Medicare National Rural Hospital Flexibility Program conducted by the Rural Health Research Centers at the Universities of Minnesota, North Carolina, and Southern Maine, under contract with the federal Office of Rural Health Policy.
The monitoring project assesses the impact of the Flex Program on rural hospitals and communities and the role of states in achieving overall program objectives, including improving access to and the quality of health care services; improving the financial performance of Critical Access Hospitals; and engaging rural communities in health care system development.

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Start Date: 
Sun, 2006-01-01
End Date: 
Wed, 2007-01-31
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