Uncompensated Care Provided by Emergency Physicians in Florida Emergency Departments

  title={Uncompensated Care Provided by Emergency Physicians in Florida Emergency Departments},
  author={Barbara Langland-Orban and E. Pracht and S. Salyani},
  journal={Health Care Management Review},
  • Barbara Langland-Orban, E. Pracht, S. Salyani
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Health Care Management Review
  • Abstract: Uncompensated emergency department (ED) visits can negatively affect patients, clinicians, and hospitals, particularly as overcrowding occurs. Florida provides a unique market to analyze uncompensated ED care due to the high percent of for-profit hospitals, which typically provide significantly less uncompensated care, coupled with the older population that is more likely to be insured through Medicare. A survey of 188 Florida hospital emergency physician groups was conducted to… CONTINUE READING
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