Insurance type and the transportation to emergency departments of patients with acute cardiac ischemia: the ACI-TIPI Trial Insurance Study.

@article{Picken1998InsuranceTA,
  title={Insurance type and the transportation to emergency departments of patients with acute cardiac ischemia: the ACI-TIPI Trial Insurance Study.},
  author={H A Picken and Deborah R Zucker and John L. Griffith and Joni R. Beshansky and Harry P. Selker},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={1998},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={821-7}
}
The relationship of insurance type to treatment-seeking behavior (ie, the transportation to emergency departments of patients with symptoms suggestive of acute cardiac ischemia) was evaluated. The focus was on comparing patients belonging to a health maintenance organization (HMO) with patients who had indemnity insurance. Data were collected prospectively… CONTINUE READING