Persistent high utilization in a privately insured population.

@article{Hwang2015PersistentHU,
  title={Persistent high utilization in a privately insured population.},
  author={Wenke Hwang and Michelle Laclair and Fabian Camacho and Harold L Paz},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={309-16}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe individuals characterized as persistent high users--that is, individuals who are in the top 10% of users every year over the 3-year study period. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of 4 groups in a privately insured population. Groups were defined by the number of years an enrollee was in the top 10% of the spending group (top decile) for the period from 2009 to 2011: persistent high-user group (3 out of 3 years in the top decile spending group); frequent high-user… CONTINUE READING