Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) continue to grow in number and in their enrollment of medicare recipients.
They are also increasingly viewed as organizational structures that might contribute to control of health care costs.
Yet little is known about the quality of care that elderly HMO enrollees receive.
We compared patients from three HMOs to a fee-for-service (FFS) sample that was national in scope.
Mots-clés Pascal : Infarctus, Vieillard, Homme, Qualité, Système santé, Myocarde, Aigu, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire, Hospitalisation, Etude comparative, Soin, Assurance maladie, Medicare, Economie santé, Organisation santé, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infarct, Elderly, Human, Quality, Health system, Myocardium, Acute, Cardiovascular disease, Coronary heart disease, Hospitalization, Comparative study, Care, Health insurance, Health economy, Public health organization, United States, North America, America
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