Using a physician-aligned case management model to influence hospital length of stay and payer denials.

  • Susan E Jaques
  • Published 2002 in
    Lippincott's case management : managing the…


The need for physician-hospital alignment is increasingly important with evolving managed care relationships among physicians, health plans, and hospitals. A 310-bed community hospital implemented a physician-centric case management model in October 1999 due to the increasing pressure from managed care to lower hospital lengths of stay, payer denial rates… (More)


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