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  • Examining referral practices of primary care physician assistants 

    Enns, Sue M.; Muma, Richard D.; Lary, Marvis J. (Haymarket Media, 2000-05)
    Various barriers to specialty referrals that are initiated by physician assistants (PAs) have been reported to limit a PA's ability to care for patients effectively when they have a medical problem that requires specialty ...
  • Explaining state Medicaid nursing home reimbursement 

    Swan, James H.; Harrington, Charlene; Pickard, Ruth B. (Routledge, 2001)
    Medicaid nursing home reimbursement methods and per diem rates affect costs, quality, equity, and access. State rate-setting is a laboratory of policymaking, which can inform state and federal Medicaid reform initiatives. ...
  • Medicare revenue in large medical groups 

    Swan, James H.; Hunter, H. R.; Tumelty, R. (Routledge, 1997)
    The aged are the heaviest users of physician services. A ageing population and escalation in medical costs have pressured Medicare budgets, which have increased fastest in Part B physician reimbursement. Policy responses ...
  • Perceptions of U.S. physicians regarding the entry-level doctoral degree in physician assistant education 

    Muma, Richard D.; Smith, Barbara S.; Anderson, Nickele; Richardson, Micah; Selzer, Erica; White, Rebecca (Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, 2011)
    Minimal research has been done to determine the appropriateness of entry-level doctoral physician assistant (PA) education. Previously, only PAs, PA faculty, and a small number of PA program medical directors had been ...
  • Residential care supply, nursing home licensing, and case mix in four states 

    Swan, James H.; Newcomer, Robert (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2000)
    Simulation analyses quantify admission and continuing physical and cognitive impairment patient case-mix changes under two scenarios: with increases in residential care supply and with all nursing homes licensed only as ...