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Use of covered services in Medicare home health care

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dc.contributor Wichita State University. Department of Public Health Sciences en_US
dc.contributor.author Swan, James H. en_US
dc.contributor.author Black, Linda B. en_US
dc.contributor.author Benjamin, A. E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Fox, P. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-07T17:36:40Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-07T17:36:40Z
dc.date.issued 1995 en_US
dc.identifier 10159095 en_US
dc.identifier 8000128 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Home health care services quarterly. 1995; 15(4): 1-18. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0162-1424 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J027v15n04_01 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/4748
dc.description Click on the DOI link below to access the article (may not be free). en_US
dc.description.abstract Using data on 295 patients entering Medicare home health care at discharge from Medicare hospital stays, we explain receipt of Medicare home health nursing, PT and OT visits, and length of stay. Care reflected need, but other factors also affected service allocation. Medicare program requirements, as well as variation in provider structure and case load, appear to introduce inequities. Critical in light of recurrent proposals to change Medicare coverage and benefits, findings underline the need to reconsider Medicare home health policies that lead to denial of needed services, inequitable allocation of benefits, and premature termination of care. en_US
dc.format.extent 1-18 en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Routledge en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Home Health Care Services Quarterly en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Home Health Care Serv Q en_US
dc.source NLM en_US
dc.subject Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't en_US
dc.subject.mesh Aged en_US
dc.subject.mesh Female en_US
dc.subject.mesh Health Policy en_US
dc.subject.mesh Health Services Research en_US
dc.subject.mesh Home Care Services/economics en_US
dc.subject.mesh Humans en_US
dc.subject.mesh Length of Stay en_US
dc.subject.mesh Likelihood Functions en_US
dc.subject.mesh Male en_US
dc.subject.mesh Medicare/economics en_US
dc.subject.mesh Models, Organizational en_US
dc.subject.mesh Occupational Therapy/economics en_US
dc.subject.mesh Physical Therapy Modalities/economics en_US
dc.subject.mesh San Francisco en_US
dc.subject.mesh United States en_US
dc.subject.mesh Home Care Services/utilization en_US
dc.subject.mesh Medicare/organization & administration en_US
dc.subject.mesh Occupational Therapy/utilization en_US
dc.subject.mesh Physical Therapy Modalities/utilization en_US
dc.title Use of covered services in Medicare home health care en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.coverage.spacial United States en_US
dc.description.version peer reviewed en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright © 1995 The Haworth Press en_US

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