Cross-subsidization in hospital care: Some lessons from the law and economics of regulation

Banks, Dwayne A.; Foreman, Stephen E.; Keeler, Theodore E.
January 1999
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter99, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Discusses government regulation governing the cross-subsidization in hospital care in the United States. Origins, principles, and theories of regulation; Universal practice of cross-subsidizing patient services in the American healthcare system as the predominant mode of hidden regulation in the industry; Importance of regulation in hospital care.


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