TITLE

Strengthen U.S. investment in rural hospitals

AUTHOR(S)
Hutchinson, Tim
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
AHA News;4/1/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the problems afflicting small and rural hospitals in the U.S. Limitations of Medicare and Medicaid; Problem with the shortage of nurses and health care workers; Discussion on Medicare wage index that contributes to the worker problem; Objectives of the proposed Area Wage and Base Payment Improvement Act; Alternative solution to the problems.
ACCESSION #
6543978

 

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