Insurance status by region at the time of heart transplantation: Implications for survival.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Heart transplantation outcomes differ by health insurance status and geographic region of the United States. We hypothesized that heart transplantation survival would be affected by health insurance status within certain United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) regions. METHODS We used data from the UNOS thoracic database to classify health… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.healun.2016.06.012

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