The effect of independent practice association plans on use of pediatric ambulatory medical care in one group practice.

@article{Szilagyi1990TheEO,
  title={The effect of independent practice association plans on use of pediatric ambulatory medical care in one group practice.},
  author={P. Szilagyi and K. Roghmann and H. R. Foye and C. Parks and J. Macwhinney and R. Miller and L. Nazarian and T. McInerny and S. Klein},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1990},
  volume={263 16},
  pages={
          2198-203
        }
}
  • P. Szilagyi, K. Roghmann, +6 authors S. Klein
  • Published 1990
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • We compared the use of pediatric ambulatory medical care of 640 children who switched from a traditional Blue Cross plan to more comprehensive independent practice association plans with that of matched patients who remained with Blue Cross in one large, suburban pediatric practice in Rochester, NY. A quasi-experimental, retrospective cohort design was used. Use of pediatric ambulatory medical care by patients in the independent practice association plan and control patients was determined by… CONTINUE READING
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