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  1. Fulltext. Rationing or rationalizing children's medical care : comparison of a medicaid HMO with fee-for-service care.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This paper examines how medical care obtained by children enrolled in a Medicaid health maintenance organization (HMO) differs from that obtained by similar children who receive care from fee-for-service Medicaid providers.

    Methods

    In a randomized trial, some Medicaid households were assigned to remain in a traditional fee-to-service arrangement and others were randomly selected to join a Medicaid prepaid plan (an HMO).

    Participating households recorded data on children's health status and use of medical care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Economie santé, Contrôle coût, Rémunération, Etude comparative, Organisation santé, Système santé, Etats Unis, Enfant, Accessibilité, Rationalisation, Paiement à l'acte, Prépaiement, HMO, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health economy, Cost control, Remuneration, Comparative study, Public health organization, Health system, United States, Child, Accessibility, Rationalization, North America, America, Human

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

    Cote : 94-0489621

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199501.