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Hospital Emergency Room Utilization by North Carolina Medicaid Eligibles

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In 1980 and 1981, data were collected by the State Health Planning Agency in North Carolina concerning emergency room utilization by Medicaid eligible patients. This report presents a summary of these data and analysis. Results show that high emergency room use is correlated with a low rate of use of primary care services.
SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 25, Mar 1983, p1-7, bibl, f