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The impact of TennCare on hospital efficiency

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  • Cyril Chang

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  • Jennifer Troyer

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Health Care Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 12 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 201-216

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:hcarem:v:12:y:2009:i:3:p:201-216

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    Keywords: Health care economics and organizations; Hospitals; Organizational efficiency; Managed care; TennCare;

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