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Understanding Differences Between High- and Low-Price Hospitals: Implications for Efforts to Rein in Costs


  • Chapin White
  • James D. Reschovsky
  • Amelia M. Bond


A study examining the relationship between hospital characteristics and hospital prices can help inform the debate on controlling health care costs.

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  • Chapin White & James D. Reschovsky & Amelia M. Bond, 2014. "Understanding Differences Between High- and Low-Price Hospitals: Implications for Efforts to Rein in Costs," Mathematica Policy Research Reports c7716bb6443d4eceaccc5a2c1, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:c7716bb6443d4eceaccc5a2c1d966097

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    1. Taylor J. Christensen, 2016. "A framework for guiding efforts to reward value instead of volume," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 16(2), pages 175-187, June.
    2. Cooper, Zack & Craig, Stuart & Gaynor, Martin & Van Reenen, John, 2015. "The price ain’t right? hospital prices and healthspending on the privately insured," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 66059, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.

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    Hospitals Health Economics Cost of Healthcare;

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    • I - Health, Education, and Welfare

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