Differences in 4-year health outcomes for elderly and poor, chronically ill patients treated in HMO and fee-for-service systems. Results from the Medical Outcomes Study.

@article{Ware1996DifferencesI4,
  title={Differences in 4-year health outcomes for elderly and poor, chronically ill patients treated in HMO and fee-for-service systems. Results from the Medical Outcomes Study.},
  author={John E. Ware and Martha S. Bayliss and William H. Rogers and Mark Kosinski and Alvin R. Tarlov},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1996},
  volume={276 13},
  pages={1039-47}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare physical and mental health outcomes of chronically ill adults, including elderly and poor subgroups, treated in health maintenance organization (HMO) and fee-for-service (FFS) systems. STUDY DESIGN A 4-year observational study of 2235 patients (18 to 97 years of age) with hypertension, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), recent acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and depressive disorder sampled from HMO and FFS systems in 1986 and followed… CONTINUE READING

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