Rates of admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in France in 2009–2010: trends, geographic variation, costs, and an international comparison

@article{Weeks2015RatesOA,
  title={Rates of admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in France in 2009–2010: trends, geographic variation, costs, and an international comparison},
  author={William B Weeks and Bruno Ventelou and Alain Paraponaris},
  journal={The European Journal of Health Economics},
  year={2015},
  volume={17},
  pages={453-470}
}
Admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs) are considered preventable and indicators of poor access to primary care. We wondered whether per-capita rates of admission for ACSCs in France demonstrated geographic variation, were changing, were related to other independent variables, or were comparable to those in other countries; further, we wanted to quantify the resources such admissions consume. We calculated per-capita rates of admission for five categories (chronic, acute… CONTINUE READING
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