Effects of specialty hospitals on the financial performance of general hospitals, 1997-2004.

@article{Schneider2007EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of specialty hospitals on the financial performance of general hospitals, 1997-2004.},
  author={John E. Schneider and Robert L. Ohsfeldt and Michael Morrisey and Pengxiang Li and Thomas R. Miller and Bennet A. Zelner},
  journal={Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={321-34}
}
Hospital specialization has become a controversial topic, culminating in a moratorium issued in 2003 by Congress directing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to cease payments to new physician-owned specialty hospitals for those Medicare and Medicaid patients referred by physicians with a financial interest in the facility. This paper focuses on one important economic question: does the presence of specialty hospitals in a market affect general hospitals' financial performance? We… CONTINUE READING

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