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  1. Children in foster care in the state of Washington : health care utilization and expenditures.

    Article - En anglais


    - To determine and compare health care utilization and expenditures of children in foster care with those of other children and to identify and describe high-cost children in foster care.


    - Analysis of the Medicaid program claims data in the state of Washington.

    Population. - A total of 1631 children in foster care and 5316 children in the Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) program in 1990.

    The children were ages 0 through 7 years and eligible for Medicaid continuously during the study year.

    Main Outcome Measures

    - Health care utilization and expenditures classified by types of health service and health care provider, proportion of children with 1990 expenditures exceeding $10 000 and most prominent diagnoses associated with their health care utilization.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Enfant, Etats Unis, Coût, Soin nourricier, Washington, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Child, United States, Costs, Human, North America, America

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

    Cote : 94-0547403

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 09/06/1995.