MRHRC, Flex, Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
Funding Organization or Grant
Office of Rural Health Policy (PHS Grant No. U27RH01080),
The monitoring project is assessing the impact of the Flex Program on rural hospitals and communities and the role of states in achieving overall program objectives, including improving access to and the quality of health care services; improving the financial performance of CAHs; and engaging rural communities in health care system development.
Coburn, A. F., Richards, M., Race, M., & Gale, J. (2010). Models for quality improvement in critical access hospitals: The role of state Flex programs. (Briefing Paper No. 25). Portland, ME: Flex Monitoring Team