Do health insurance and hospital market concentration influence hospital patients' experience of care?

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Summary of "Do health insurance and hospital market concentration influence hospital patients' experience of care?"

To examine the effects of insurance and hospital market concentration on hospital patients' experience of care, as hospitals may compete on quality for favorable insurance contracts.


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Name: Health services research
ISSN: 1475-6773


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Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)

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