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 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.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Santa Monica, CA
Publication year:
  • 2002