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Case mix of public patients in skilled nursing facilities in Connecticut.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3100879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case mix of publicly funded residents in 73 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in two Connecticut counties was examined. Data collected in 1980-1981 for utilization review by a professional standards review organization were used for the analysis. The findings indicate that considerable variation exists in case mix across the SNFs. Medicaid per diem rates, which are based on historic costs, have a low and negative correlation with case mix. Case mix indices are significantly higher for rural facilities, with a for-profit type of ownership, and with less than 75% of the bed days devoted to Medicaid residents.
J F Ryan; R B Fetter; H L Smits
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical care     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0025-7079     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Care     Publication Date:  1987 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-26     Completed Date:  1987-02-26     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0230027     Medline TA:  Med Care     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis-Related Groups*
Medicaid / economics*
Medicare / economics
Regression Analysis
Skilled Nursing Facilities / economics*

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