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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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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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  • Cheng, Shou-Hsia & Chen, Chi-Chen & Tsai, Shu-Ling, 2012. "The impacts of DRG-based payments on health care provider behaviors under a universal coverage system: A population-based study," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 107(2), pages 202-208.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:107:y:2012:i:2:p:202-208
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.03.021
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    1. Wohlschlegel, Ansgar & Feess, Eberhard & Mueller, Helge, 2017. "Reimbursement Schemes for Hospitals: The Impact of Case and Firm Characteristics," Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change 145776, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    2. 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.
    3. Kamhon Kan & Shu-Fen Li & Wei-Der Tsai, 2014. "The impact of global budgeting on treatment intensity and outcomes," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 311-337, December.

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