To increase rural Pennsylvanians’ access to high quality care and improve their health, while reducing the growth of hospital expenditures and increasing the financial viability of rural hospitals using an all-payer global budget.
Rural hospitals are under increasing pressure to provide high quality care and access while maintaining financial viability. The Pennsylvania Rural Health Model aims to address these challenges for Pennsylvania’s rural hospitals.
The Rural Health Redesign Center Authority
Evidence & Insights From This Project
Rural Hospitals Can Align Financial Incentives and Population Health Under Alternative Payment Methods
Mathematica examined the association between potentially avoidable utilization in rural hospitals and the health status of the local population.Learn More