The effect of selective contracting on hospital costs and revenues.

  title={The effect of selective contracting on hospital costs and revenues.},
  author={Jack Zwanziger and Glenn A. Melnick and Anil Bamezai},
  journal={Health services research},
  volume={35 4},
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of selective contracting on California hospital costs and revenues over the 1983-1997 period. DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING Annual disclosure data and discharge data sets for 421 California general acute care hospitals from 1980 to 1997. ANALYSIS Using measures of competition developed from patient-level discharge data, and financial and utilization measures from the disclosure data, we estimated a fixed effect multivariate regression model of hospital costs… CONTINUE READING

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