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The impact of hospital financing on the length of stay: Evidence from Austria

  • Theurl, Engelbert
  • Winner, Hannes

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

Volume (Year): 82 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (August)
Pages: 375-389

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Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:82:y:2007:i:3:p:375-389
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