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Illinois Critical Access Hospitals: Managing Healthy Communities in Rural Illinois
(Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2013-10)
The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN), working with the Center for Governmental Studies (CGS) at Northern Illinois University recently released, “Illinois Critical Access Hospitals: Managing Healthy Communities ...
Illinois Critical Access Hospitals: Enhancing Quality of Care in Rural Illinois
(Northern Illinois University Center for Government Studies, 2012-04)
Critical access hospitals (CAHs) are essential to rural health care and play an important role in its delivery as a safety net for rural patients. While CAHs operate in a challenging environment, this report focuses on the ...
Critical Access Hospital Program: Economic and Community Impact in Illinois
The Illinois Critical Access Network (ICAHN) is a not-for-profit entity that works with member critical access hospitals to share resources, provide education opportunities, promote operational efficiency and improve health ...
Illinois Critical Access Hospitals: Exploring the Financial Impacts of the Swing Bed Program
(Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies, 2019-02)
The Swing Bed Program is a Medicare program available to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and rural Prospective Payment System (PPS) hospitals with fewer than 100 beds. The term “swing bed” may be simply thought of as a ...
A Briefing: Promise & Programs in Rural Illinois
(Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies, 2018)
Population projections show that rural Illinois will face serious issues in the next decade and beyond, with population declines, shrinking young population cohorts, and increasing proportions of elderly that may retire ...
Fiscal Implications of Population Declines and Demographic Changes in Small Rural Municipalities
(Illinois Municipal Policy Journal, 2020)
Demographic trends suggest continued population declines and increases in the elderly population of small rural communities during the next decade and beyond. These changes could have significant implications for communities ...