Health Care Accessibility for Chronic Illness Management and End-of-Life Care: A View from Rural America

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 39 (2):140-155 (2011)
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Abstract

Nearly $2 trillion is spent annually in the U.S. treating chronic illness — yet accessibility to quality health care services in rural communities for the chronically ill and dying remains problematic. Unique barriers present special challenges to a meaningful discussion of and subsequent strategies for addressing these issues in the context of increasingly scarce resources

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