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  1. Level of uncompensated care delivered by emergency physicians in Florida.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objective

    To determine selected characteristics of patients who present for care in emergency departments in Florida, the proportion who appear to be uninsured or underinsured, and the magnitude of uncompensated care provided by the emergency physicians in selected EDs in Florida.


    Retrospective analysis of billing data.


    Twenty-five EDs in Florida.

    Main results

    Uninsured patients comprised 20.6% of the sample.

    Emergency and urgent patients were 39.9% of the sample.

    The overall collection ratio was 59.2% Conclusion: Emergency physicians provide substantial amounts of uncompensated care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Service hospitalier, Soin, Analyse statistique, Urgence, Accessibilité, Assurance maladie, Homme, Floride, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Système santé, Remboursement, Medicaid

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hospital ward, Care, Statistical analysis, Emergency, Accessibility, Health insurance, Human, Florida, United States, North America, America, Health system

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0075046

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.