TITLE

Effects of supplemental coverage on use of services by Medicare enrollees

AUTHOR(S)
Christensen, Sandra; Shinogle, Judy
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Health Care Financing Review;Fall97, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Estimates the extent to which private insurance supplements affect use of services by Medicare enrollees. Examination of three types of supplements to Medicare's coverage; Health maintenance organizations; Medigap plans; Employment-based indemnity plans; Tendency of Medicare enrollees with indemnity supplements to use more or both inpatient and outpatient services.
ACCESSION #
654789

 

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