BioMed Central Health Services Research
Geisel School of Medicine
To prospectively compare inpatient and outpatient utilization rates between prepaid (PPD) and fee-for-service (FFS) insurance coverage for patients with chronic disease. Data from the Medical Outcomes Study, a longitudinal observational study of chronic disease patients conducted in Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles.A four-year prospective study of resource utilization among 1,681 patients under treatment for hypertension, diabetes, myocardial infarction, or congestive heart failure in the practices of 367 clinicians.
Nelson EC, McHorney CA, Manning WG Jr, et al. A longitudinal study of hospitalization rates for patients with chronic disease: results from the Medical Outcomes Study. Health Serv Res. 1998;32(6):759-774.
Dartmouth Digital Commons Citation
Nelson, Eugene C.; McHorney, Colleen A.; Manning, Willard G.; and Rogers, W H., "A Longitudinal Study of Hospitalization Rates for Patients with Chronic Disease: Results from the Medical Outcomes Study." (1998). Dartmouth Scholarship. 622.