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The Trust and the NC Center for Rural Health Innovation and Performance Work Together to Assist Tier 1 Hospitals and Communities

In the future, fewer Medicare patients may have to return to local hospitals for treatment now that providers in some rural North Carolina counties may have an opportunity to explore the latest advances in care transitions. Qualified rural hospitals in Tier 1 counties may be eligible to receive technical assistance in completing applications for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Community Based Care Transitions Program (CCTP).