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Title
Use and cost of short-stay hospital inpatient services under Medicare, 1986.
First Author
Helbing, Charles
Date of Pub
1989 Summer
Pages
93-109
Volume
10
Issue
4
Other Authors
Keene, Roger E
Abstract
This article is part of a continuing effort to monitor the operation of the Medicare program. A synopsis is given of the legislation that implemented the prospective payment system for short-stay hospitals, and the data show the program experience for 1986, the third full year of implementation under prospective payment.
Abstract Continued
N/A
MeSH
Data Collection : Hospitalization/statistics & numerical data : Hospitals/utilization : Inpatients : Length of Stay/statistics & numerical data : Medicare/utilization : Patient Discharge/statistics & numerical data : Prospective Payment System/legislation & jurisprudence : United States
NTIS Number
PB89-232342