Medicare's Prospective Payment System for Hospitals: New Evidence on Transitions Among Health Care Settings

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Qian, Xufeng; Russell, Louise B.; Valiyeva, Elmira; Miller, Jane E.;
  • Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, Department of Economics
  • Subject: C41 | USA | Krankenhauskosten | Krankenversicherung | Gesundheitspolitik | I18 | prospective payment | Medicare | Medicare, prospective payment
    • jel: jel:C41 | jel:I18
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Previous studies of Medicare’s prospective payment system for hospitals (PPS), introduced in 1983, evaluated only its first few years, using data collected during the hospital stay to control for patients’ health. We examine transitions among health care settings over a... View more
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