Quality of care for depressed elderly pre-post prospective payment system: differences in response across treatment settings.

@article{Wells1994QualityOC,
  title={Quality of care for depressed elderly pre-post prospective payment system: differences in response across treatment settings.},
  author={Kenneth Brooks Wells and William H. Rogers and Leigh M Davis and Bernadette Benjamin and Grayson S. Norquist and Katharine Kahn and Robert H. Brook},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1994},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={257-76}
}
We evaluated the quality of care for depressed elderly patients (n = 2,746) hospitalized in general medical hospitals (n = 297) before or after implementation of Medicare's Prospective Payment System, focusing on whether the response to time period differed for hospitals that in the post-PPS period had no psychiatric unit, an exempt psychiatric unit, or a… CONTINUE READING