Geographic variation in diagnosis frequency and risk of death among medicare beneficiaries

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados última modificación 27/04/2011 19:18

Because diagnosis is typically thought of as purely a patient attribute, it is considered a critical factor in risk-adjustment policies designed to reward efficient and high-quality care.

Gilbert Welch H, Sharp SM, Gottlieb DJ, Skinner JS, Wennberg JE. Geographic Variation in Diagnosis Frequency and Risk of Death Among Medicare Beneficiaries. JAMA, 2011; 305(11): 1113-1118. Available at:



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