A comparison of self-reported utilization of ophthalmic care for diabetes in managed care versus fee-for-service.

PURPOSE To assess the association between structural factors in the health care delivery system and self-reported utilization of ophthalmic services by patients with diabetes in the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS). METHODS Self-reported utilization of ophthalmic services within the 6 months preceding enrollment into the MOS among 522 of 567 individuals with… CONTINUE READING