Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) and the Medicare Program: Implications for Medical Technology

NTIS order #PB84-111525

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Full Report ~770K
Front Matter ~60K
Table of Contents ~108K

1: Introduction and Summary ~34K
2: A Brief Review and Evaluation of Alternative Approaches to Case - Mix Measurement ~57K
3: DRG Payment and the Use of Medical Technology ~93K
4: Effects of DRG Payment on Technological Change in Medicine ~119K
5: Selected Implementation Issues: The Hospital Perspective ~25K
6: Findings and Conclusions ~20K

A: Health Program Advisory Committee and Acknowledgments ~15K
B: A Brief Review of the Development of DRGs ~95K
C: Examples of Per-Case and DRG Payment Systems ~40K
References ~182K