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Effects of the per diem prospective payment system with DRG-like grouping system (DPC/PDPS) on resource usage and healthcare quality in Japan

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  • Hamada, Hironori
  • Sekimoto, Miho
  • Imanaka, Yuichi
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    Abstract

    In 2003, Japan introduced the prospective payment system (PPS) with diagnosis-related groups (DRG) rearranged grouping system called the diagnostic procedure combination/per-diem payment system (DPC/PDPS). Even after eight years, little is known about the effects of DPC/PDPS. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of DPC/PDPS on resource usage and healthcare quality.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

    Volume (Year): 107 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 194-201

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:107:y:2012:i:2:p:194-201

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    Keywords: Fees and charges; Health resources; Quality of health care; Prospective payment system;

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    1. Kato, Naoko & Kondo, Masahide & Okubo, Ichiro & Hasegawa, Toshihiko, 2014. "Length of hospital stay in Japan 1971–2008: Hospital ownership and cost-containment policies," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 115(2), pages 180-188.
    2. Polyzos, Nikolaos & Karanikas, Haralampos & Thireos, Eleftherios & Kastanioti, Catherine & Kontodimopoulos, Nick, 2013. "Reforming reimbursement of public hospitals in Greece during the economic crisis: Implementation of a DRG system," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 109(1), pages 14-22.

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