The traditional use of the American ED, one of unrestricted access by patients and payment for services by insurers, is being questioned in this era of health care reform.
Both primary care physicians and managed care organizations have questioned the use of the ED by patients without obvious problems of an emergency nature.
We attempt to address this issue from the emergency medicine and managed care perspectives.
Mots-clés Pascal : Soin intégré, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Législation, Utilisation, Soin, Réforme hospitalière, Service urgence
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Managed care, California, United States, North America, America, Legislation, Use, Care, Emergency department
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0457616
Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 03/02/1998.