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Title
The potential use of Health Care Financing Administration data sets for health care services research.
First Author
Lave, Judith R
Date of Pub
1983 Fall
Pages
93-98
Volume
5
Issue
1
Other Authors
Dobson, Allen; Walton, Carol
Abstract
Administrative Record Systems may be an overlooked source of data for health services researchers. Through its administration of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs, the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) routinely receives data on items such as its beneficiary population, providers certified to deliver care to its beneficiary population, providers certified to deliver care to the beneficiaries, the use of services and reimbursements to providers. the most important data bases that are useful for research, their relative strengths and weaknesses and the extent to which they are available to outside users.
Abstract Continued
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MeSH
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services : United States Health Care Financing Administration : Data Collection : Health Services Research/methods : Information Systems/utilization : Medicare : United States
NTIS Number
PB84-125715