This guide provides rural hospitals with financial strategies to survive the transition from a volume-based reimbursement methodology to a system based on value.
The purpose of this document is to provide both a guide and useful tools to evaluate organizational readiness to begin the capital project development process, with the goal of helping your organization avoid the pitfalls that insufficiently planned projects can encounter.
This guide makes financial recommendations to health care organizations as the US moves from volume-based to value-based health care. Topics include reviewing historical financial performance, quantifying debt capacity, defining capital requirements, revenue and expenses, considering risk, cost management and restructuring.
This tool uses formulas to estimate economic impact of grant program investments on local economies. These calculations help rural program grantees assess performance, and advocate for resources that contribute to program sustainability and improved health care for rural populations.
Challenges for Improving Health Care Access in Rural America presents the studies in six sections according to subject matter: health insurance and its financing; research and policy analysis studies on access to care for rural populations; profiles of the impact of the economic downturn by examining specific rural communities and their health care sectors; issues in rural health workforce, covering the crisis situation for primary care physicians; general surgeons, registered nurses, and dentists; and, health system challenges with an emphasis on rural impacts of financing and quality init
Provides information on how rural communities understand and quantify the relationships between rural health care and rural economies. The worksheets are for data collection using the Econometric Model. The workbook provides interactive modeling between local health care system characteristics, population characteristics and economic impacts.