The impact of Medicaid reimbursement policy on subacute care in hospitals.

@article{Coburn1989TheIO,
  title={The impact of Medicaid reimbursement policy on subacute care in hospitals.},
  author={Andrew F. Coburn and Richard H. Fortinsky and Catherine A. McGuire},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1989},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={25-33}
}
Concerns about the increasing cost of hospital care have directed policy attention to inappropriate hospital use and, in particular, to hospital patients awaiting long-term care (LTC) placement. In 1982, pursuant to changes in federal Medicare and Medicaid law, Maine implemented changes in Medicaid reimbursement policy for subacute patients designed to… CONTINUE READING