The relation between managed care market share and the treatment of elderly fee-for-service patients with myocardial infarction.

PURPOSE To determine if greater managed care market share is associated with greater use of recommended therapies for fee-for-service patients with acute myocardial infarction. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We examined the care of 112,900 fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries aged > or = 65 years who resided in one of 320 metropolitan statistical areas and who… CONTINUE READING