CAH Financial Indicator Reports (CAHFIR) Primer and Calculator Resources

North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center

The Flex Monitoring Team (FMT) makes financial indicator data available to every critical access hospital in the United States on an annual basis. These data include financial statement and operating indicator analyses to create numbers for hospitals that have easily-interpretable financial significance and allow critical access hospitals (CAHs) to compare their financial performance to peer facilities. Resources include:

  • How State Flex Coordinators Can Use Critical Access Hospital Measurement & Performance Assessment System (CAHMPAS) Data: A Primer
  • How Hospitals Can Use CAHMPAS Data: A Primer
  • Template for Presentation of Financial Indicator Data
  • Spreadsheet: Financial Data Report Calculator