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The impacts of DRG-based payments on health care provider behaviors under a universal coverage system: A population-based study

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  • Cheng, Shou-Hsia
  • Chen, Chi-Chen
  • Tsai, Shu-Ling
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    Abstract

    To examine the impacts of diagnosis-related group (DRG) payments on health care provider's behavior under a universal coverage system in Taiwan.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

    Volume (Year): 107 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 202-208

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:107:y:2012:i:2:p:202-208

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    Keywords: Diagnosis-related group (DRG); Evaluation; Hospital; Taiwan;

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    1. Endrei, Dóra & Zemplényi, Antal & Molics, Bálint & Ágoston, István & Boncz, Imre, 2014. "The effect of performance-volume limit on the DRG based acute care hospital financing in Hungary," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 115(2), pages 152-156.

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