PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS AS GATEKEEPERS IN THE GERMAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM: QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE ON COORDINATION OF CARE, QUALITY INDICATORS, AND AMBULATORY COSTS

Evaluation studies on the gatekeeping role of primary care physicians exist for a variety of countries but provide mixed evidence on utilization and quality of care as well as costs. We access claims data of a major German statutory health insurance company to evaluate the physician-centered gatekee...

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Volume: 4
Main Author: Hofmann, Sarah M
Mühlenweg, Andrea M
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: New York Addleton Academic Publishers 2017
published in: American journal of medical research (New York, N.Y.) Vol. 4; no. 2; pp. 47 - 72
Data of publication: 2017
ISSN: 2334-4814
2376-4481
EISSN: 2376-4481
Alternate Title: PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS AS GATEKEEPERS IN THE GERMAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM: QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE ON COORDINATION OF CARE, QUALITY INDICATORS, AND AMBULATORY COSTS
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Public Health
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