Ambulatory care practice variation within a Medicaid program.

@article{Weiner1996AmbulatoryCP,
  title={Ambulatory care practice variation within a Medicaid program.},
  author={Jonathan P. Weiner and Barbara H Starfield and Neil R. Powe and M. E. Stuart and Donald M. Steinwachs},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={1996},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          751-70
        }
}
STUDY QUESTIONS What is the extent of variation in patterns of ambulatory care practice across one state's Medicaid program once case mix is controlled for? How much of this variation in resource consumption is explained by factors linked to the provider, patient, and geographic subarea? DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING Practices of all providers delivering care to persons who were continuously enrolled in the Maryland Medicaid program during FY 1988 were studied. A computerized summary of all… CONTINUE READING

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