Small Rural Hospital and Clinic Finance 101

Updated June 2020, this manual was developed for use by state Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program personnel as well as small rural hospital and clinic staff/boards. The content is designed to be non-technical, and provide answers to frequently asked questions regarding critical access hospital, small rural hospital, and rural health clinic finance and financial performance. Example topics include:

  • Government Health Care Reimbursement
  • CAH Finances
  • Improving CAH Financial Performance
  • Prospective Payment System (PPS) Finances
  • RHC Finances

View the manual here!