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  1. The effects of health insurance on access to new medical technologies.

    Article - En anglais

    We examined the use of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, kidney stone lithotripsy, and bone marrow transplant among patients with different health insurance plans in California.

    HMO enrollees were less likely to receive these procedures compared with fee-for-service patients.

    Our results have implications for the inflationary effects of technology under managed care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accessibilité, Technologie, Equipement biomédical, Utilisation, Lithotripsie, Artère coronaire, Dilatation instrumentale, Greffe, Moelle osseuse, Soin intégré, Homme, Coût, Assurance maladie, Traitement instrumental, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Health maintenance organization

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Accessibility, Technology, Biomedical equipment, Use, Lithotripsy, Coronary artery, Instrumental dilatation, Graft, Bone marrow, Managed care, Human, Costs, Health insurance, Instrumentation therapy, California, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0326181

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 12/09/1997.