Universal Health Insurance Coverage in Massachusetts Did Not Change the Trajectory of Arthroplasty Use or Costs.

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BACKGROUND The state of Massachusetts enacted universal health insurance in 2006. However it is unknown whether the increased access to care resulted in changes to surgical use or costs. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We asked the following related research questions: compared with the United States as a whole, how did the (1) number of cases (as a percentage of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-015-4643-9

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@article{Kurtz2016UniversalHI, title={Universal Health Insurance Coverage in Massachusetts Did Not Change the Trajectory of Arthroplasty Use or Costs.}, author={Steven M Kurtz and Edmund C. Lau and Kevin L. Ong and Jeffrey N. Katz and Kevin John Bozic}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={2016}, volume={474 5}, pages={1090-8} }