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Title
Total charges for inpatient medical rehabilitation.
First Author
McGinnis, Gayle E
Date of Pub
1988 Summer
Pages
31-40
Volume
9
Issue
4
Other Authors
Branch, Laurence G; Campion, Edward W; DeJong, Gerben; Osberg, J Scott; Seward, Marymae L
Abstract
Descriptive information on inpatient charges for a sample of 151 individuals discharged from three Boston area medical rehabilitation facilities is presented in this article. The total charges for inpatient rehabilitation were nearly $3 million, and the mean charge was $19,568. Also presented are a description of how charges vary by medical, demographic, social, and external factors and an identification of predictors of total charges for inpatient medical rehabilitation. These results establish a reference point for developing prospective payment systems for inpatient medical rehabilitation.
Abstract Continued
N/A
MeSH
Fees and Charges : Health Expenditures : Analysis of Variance : Boston : Chronic Disease/economics : Data Collection : Diagnosis-Related Groups/economics : Hospitalization/economics : Hospitals : Human : Longitudinal Studies : Medicare/utilization : Regression Analysis : Rehabilitation Centers/utilization : Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
NTIS Number
PB89-100663