Community health centers’ 340B savings have enabled some to maintain access to health care following rural hospital closures, congressional Medicare advisers say.

Health Centers and 340B Play Integral Role In Filling Gaps After Rural Hospital Closures, MedPAC Finds

Federally qualified health centers in some rural communities have stepped up and maintained access to health care following rural hospital closures, advisers to Congress on Medicare reported today.

Health centers’ ability to generate income through the 340B program is one reason they have been able to step into the breach, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) said in its annual June report to Congress.

Federally qualified health centers in some rural communities have stepped up and maintained access to health care following rural hospital closures, advisers to Congress on Medicare reported today.

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