Primary care performance in fee-for-service and prepaid health care systems : results from the Medical Outcomes Study.
- To examine differences in the quality of primary care delivered in prepaid and fee-for-service (FFS) health care systems.
- Longitudinal study of 1208 adult patients with chronic disease whose health insurance was through a traditional indemnity (FFS) plan, an independent practice association (IPA), or a health maintenance organization (HMO).
Both IPA and HMO represent prepaid care systems.
Patient-and physician-provided information was obtained by self-administered questionnaires.
- A total of 303 physician offices (family medicine, general internal medicine, endocrinology, or cardiology) in solo and group practices in three US cities.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Etude longitudinale, Qualité, Soin santé primaire, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Follow up study, Quality, Primary health care, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0511909
Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 199501.