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Understanding and Facilitating Rural Health Transformation

Programs & Demonstrations


The Rural Health Value Team has summarized select innovative rural health care demonstrations and programs that might serve as inspiration for new health care delivery and financing models.

Technical Assistance for Hospitals Applying to the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model - A CMMI-Sponsored Rural Hospital Global Budget Model - Rural hospitals, interested in participating in the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, participated in a rapid cycle process to develop plans to transition from being volume-oriented to focusing on community health, facilitated by a global budget. This brief summarizes Rural Health Value’s process to facilitate hospital development of a transition plan for those considering developing or participating in a global budget or other transformation models for rural hospitals. (August 2019) Read more...

What Are Rural Health Leaders Asking about Value-Based Care and Payment? - This brief summarizes the health care value issues most frequently cited, and given the highest priority, by 26 rural health care leaders. (Rural Health Value, August 2018). Read more...

Catalog of Value-Based Initiatives for Rural Providers (update) - Find federal Health and Human Services (HHS) value-based programs that might be appropriate for rural participation. (Rural Health Value, October 2019). Read more...

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus - A Rural Commentary - Describes this program from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) that offers new, value-based payments to primary care practices. (Rural Health Value, June 2016). Read more...

Frontier Extended Stay Clinics (FESC):Expand service in existing clinics to include extended stay (up to 48 hours) and emergency services. (Rural Health Value, July 2013). Read more...

State Innovation Model Testing Awards - Learn about activities and early accomplishments of six states with rural focus areas that were awarded State Innovation Model (SIM) funds from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). (Rural Health Value, July 2017). Read more...