Rural Health Research and Policy Center

Researchers conducted both quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, using primary data collection as well as data from public sources, including Medicare administrative data, such as claims and hospital cost reports, federally-collected survey data, and hospital discharge data. The center was funded through the Rural Health Research Center Program in the Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Evaluation activities include the following projects:‚Äč


Information on current and previous projects of all of the rural research centers is available from the Rural Health Research Gatewayextlink.

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