Abstract We investigate whether the modern management practices and publicly reported performance measures are associated with choice of hospital for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI).
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Abstract A number of state Medicaid programs have recently proposed or implemented new or increased copayments for nonemergent emergency department (ED) visits.
SummaryThis paper investigates whether self-rated health (SRH) covaries with individual hospital records.
Abstract Multiple parties influence the choice of facility for hospital-based inpatient and outpatient services.
Abstract This paper investigates the effect of expansion to near-universal health insurance coverage in Massachusetts on breast and cervical cancer screening.
ABSTRACT Background and objectives: The Dutch healthcare system is in transition towards managed competition.
Abstract There has been a debate on whether cost-effectiveness analysis should consider the cost of consumption and leisure time activities when using the quality-adjusted life year as a measure of health outcome under a societal perspective.
SummaryThis study compares the impact of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) tax between moderate and high consumers in Australia.
AbstractHalf of all pregnancies in the USA are unintended, suggesting a high incidence of either improper or nonuse of contraceptives.
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SummaryAssuming symmetric information, we show that a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) combined with a tax-favored health savings account (HSA) induces more savings and less treatment compared with a full coverage plan under reasonable risk preferences.
AbstractEndogenous targeting of alcohol advertisements presents a challenge for empirically identifying a causal effect of advertising on drinking.
Abstract There is promising recent evidence that poverty-targeted social cash transfers have potential to improve maternal health outcomes; however, questions remain surrounding design features responsible for impacts.
SUMMARY Public health officials have cited methamphetamine control as a tool with which to decrease HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, based on previous research that finds a strong positive correlation between methamphetamine use and risky sexual behavior.