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UNC Study Finds Rural Medicare Recipients Less Likely to Receive Follow-up Care

Many older patients discharged from rural hospitals end up back in a hospital bed too soon. By Taylor Sisk A team of UNC-Chapel Hill researchers has found Medicare patients in rural areas are less likely to receive adequate follow-up care after leaving the hospital than patients in urban areas. As a result, they may well […]