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Economic benefits of increased diagnosis of celiac disease in a national managed care population in the United States.

@article{Green2008EconomicBO,
  title={Economic benefits of increased diagnosis of celiac disease in a national managed care population in the United States.},
  author={Peter H. R. Green and Alfred I. Neugut and Afzal Jamal Naiyer and Z. Colette Edwards and Susan Gabinelle and Vijit Chinburapa},
  journal={Journal of insurance medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 3-4},
  pages={
          218-28
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the rate of celiac disease diagnosis and evaluate the economic benefits of diagnosis by analyzing retrospective cohorts from a national managed-care-population database. METHODS We identified patients who received a new diagnosis of celiac disease. We also identified 3 control groups, persons without a diagnosis of celiac disease but who exhibited 1, 2, or 3 or more symptoms associated with the disease. Using claims, encounter, and eligibility data of approximately 10.2… 

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