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Payment source and the cost of hospital care: Evidence from a multiproduct cost function with multiple payers

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  • Dor, Avi
  • Farley, Dean E.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Health Economics.

    Volume (Year): 15 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 1-21

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:15:y:1996:i:1:p:1-21

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    3. Antonio Giuffrida & Hugh Gravelle & Matthew Sutton, . "Efficiency and Administrative Costs in Primary Care," Discussion Papers 99/27, Department of Economics, University of York.
    4. John A. Romley & Dana Goldman, 2008. "How Costly Is Hospital Quality? A Revealed-Preference Approach," NBER Working Papers 13730, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Robert Rosenman & Daniel Friesner & Christopher Stevens, 2005. "Do Health Care Providers Quality Discriminate? Empirical Evidence from Primary Care Outpatient Clinics," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 31(4), pages 649-670, Fall.
    6. Dranove, David, 1998. "Economies of scale in non-revenue producing cost centers: Implications for hospital mergers," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 69-83, January.
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