Longitudinal study of health maintenance organization efficiency.

  title={Longitudinal study of health maintenance organization efficiency.},
  author={J. Gregory Rollins and Kwangsoo Lee and Yanchun Xu and Yasar A. Ozcan},
  journal={Health services management research},
  volume={14 4},
Longitudinal studies looking at health maintenance organization (HMO) efficiency in the United States have not been performed before this study--previously there have only been small inter-group studies comparing efficiencies. The objectives here were twofold: to analyse HMO efficiency longitudinally, using a data envelopment analysis (DEA) model; and to compare the various types of HMOs and their efficiency using DEA. A cohort of HMOs was followed longitudinally and a number of variables… CONTINUE READING