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Health insurance and the demand for medical care: evidence from a randomized experiment.
We estimate how cost sharing, the portion of the bill the patient pays, affects the demand for medical services. The data come from a randomized experiment. A catastrophic insurance plan reducesExpand
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Abstract : In this note (X, rho) will be a complete metric space and f a mapping of X into itself. A well-known theorem of Banach states: If there exists an alpha < 1 such that for all x, y epsilon XExpand
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The demand for episodes of treatment in the Health Insurance Experiment.
This paper analyzes claims data from the RAND Insurance Experiment, which were grouped into episodes of treatment. The insurance plans in the experiment have coinsurance and a cap on out-of-pocketExpand
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A meta-analysis of interventions to improve care for chronic illnesses.
OBJECTIVE To use empirical data from previously published literature to address 2 research questions: (1) Do interventions that incorporate at least 1 element of the Chronic Care Model (CCM) resultExpand
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Costs and benefits of health information technology.
OBJECTIVES An evidence report was prepared to assess the evidence base regarding benefits and costs of health information technology (HIT) systems, that is, the value of discrete HIT functions andExpand
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The taxes of sin. Do smokers and drinkers pay their way?
We estimate the lifetime, discounted costs that smokers and drinkers impose on others through collectively financed health insurance, pensions, disability insurance, group life insurance, fires,Expand
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Cost-effectiveness of CT screening in the National Lung Screening Trial.
BACKGROUND The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) showed that screening with low-dose computed tomography (CT) as compared with chest radiography reduced lung-cancer mortality. We examined theExpand
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Assessing the implementation of the chronic care model in quality improvement collaboratives.
OBJECTIVE To measure organizations' implementation of Chronic Care Model (CCM) interventions for chronic care quality improvement (QI). DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING Monthly reports submitted by 42Expand
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Effect of corticosteroids for fetal maturation on perinatal outcomes.
The National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference on the Effect of Corticosteroids for Fetal Maturation on Perinatal Outcomes brought together specialists in obstetrics, neonatology,Expand
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Development and Validation of a Grading System for the Quality of Cost-Effectiveness Studies
To provide a practical quantitative tool for appraising the quality of cost-effectiveness (CE) studies. Expand
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