Physician charges for surgical services under Medicare, by medical specialty: 1980 and 1985.
Fisher, Charles R
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Since 1980, a number of Medicare practice and utilization patterns have changed as a result of payment reform, certification
of new types of providers, and changes in technology. The shift in physician surgical charges by specialty and by setting
is examined in this article.
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures/economics : Comparative Study : Data Collection : Health Expenditures/trends : Insurance, Health/utilization
: Insurance, Surgical/utilization : Medicare/utilization : Specialties, Surgical/economics : Statistics : United States