A comparison of ambulatory care-sensitive hospital discharge rates for Medicaid HMO enrollees and nonenrollees.

@article{Porell2001ACO,
  title={A comparison of ambulatory care-sensitive hospital discharge rates for Medicaid HMO enrollees and nonenrollees.},
  author={Frank W. Porell},
  journal={Medical care research and review : MCRR},
  year={2001},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={
          404-24; discussion 425-9
        }
}
With an increasing volume of Medicaid recipient enrollees in managed care, many states are developing tools for monitoring service quality and access of Medicaid recipients. This article explores the use of ambulatory care-sensitive (ACS) hospital discharge rates as a simple, practical indicator tool for monitoring the access of Medicaid health maintenance organization (HMO) enrollees through an empirical application in Massachusetts in 1995. Although unadjusted hospital discharge rates were… CONTINUE READING

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