Hospital competition, managed care, and mortality after hospitalization for medical conditions: evidence from three states.

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This study assessed the effect of hospital competition and HMO penetration on mortality after hospitalization for six medical conditions in California, New York, and Wisconsin. We used linked hospital-discharge and vital-statistics data to study adults hospitalized for myocardial infarction, hip fracture, stroke, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, congestive… (More)

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@article{Escarce2006HospitalCM, title={Hospital competition, managed care, and mortality after hospitalization for medical conditions: evidence from three states.}, author={Jos{\'e} J. Escarce and Arvind Jain and Jeannette Rogowski}, journal={Medical care research and review : MCRR}, year={2006}, volume={63 6 Suppl}, pages={112S-140S} }