The Center was created especially to provide specialized assistance and services for our state’s rural hospitals. This MHA Front Page is for our members seeking the latest news affecting rural and critical access hospitals.
Senate committee eyes global budgets for rural providers
A key Senate committee recently promised to rethink Medicare payment policy for rural hospitals, acknowledging that Congress will have to help those providers facing ever-tightening margins and potential closures. Modern Healthcare has more.
Paul Gardner serves as the director of MHA's Center for Rural Health and is the Rural Hospital Flexibility Coordinator. He is charged with helping Mississippi's rural hospitals with strategic planning and performance improvement. He can be reached at (800) 289-8884, (601) 368-3384 or email@example.com.