The potential use of Health Care Financing Administration data sets for health care services research.
Lave, Judith R
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Dobson, Allen; Walton, Carol
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.
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