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1980 Hospital Inpatient Utilization by County for Medicare and Medicaid Patients


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Abstract:
A study conducted in 1980 examined inpatient utilization of nonfederal short-stay general hospitals by North Carolina residents. This report presents the hospital utilization rates for selected diagnosis groups and for selected surgical procedures by county of residents of the patients. Results show that county hospital use rates vary between Medicare patients and Medicaid patients.
Source:
SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 24, Feb 1983, p1-23, bibl, f
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29384