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The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is a nationally reported survey of patients' perspectives of hospital care that is used for hospital comparison and reimbursement. Although the survey attempts to correct for many factors that may affect scoring, socioeconomic factors are not considered in score weighting. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of socioeconomic status on HCAHPS scores.
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Name: Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013)
Since 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has tied a portion of hospitals' annual reimbursement to patients' responses to the Hospital Consumer Assessment and Healthcare Providers and S...
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Qualities and characterization of various types of populations within a social or geographic group, with emphasis on demography, health status, and socioeconomic factors.
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