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Are primary care services a substitute or complement for specialty and inpatient services?

Authors
  • Fortney, John C
  • Steffick, Diane E
  • Burgess, James F Jr
  • Maciejewski, Matt L
  • Petersen, Laura A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Health services research
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2005
Volume
40
Issue
5 Pt 1
Pages
1422–1442
Identifiers
PMID: 16174141
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Results provide evidence that health systems can implement strategies to encourage their members to use more primary care services without driving up physical health costs.

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