Determinants of Cost Inefficiency of Critical Access Hospitals: A Two-stage, Semi-parametric Approach

This study examines, post-conversion, cost inefficiency of Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) using a two-stage approach. While the results suggest that Medicare cost-based reimbursement and longer participation in the CAH program may increase the cost inefficiency of CAHs, the extent of this inefficiency increase is lower than what previous literature showed.


Issue Date:
2011
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/98643
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/98643
Page range:
1-21
Total Pages:
21
JEL Codes:
I18
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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