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Who Pays? And to Whom?

  • Charles A. Kiesler
  • Celeste G. Simpkins
Part of the The Plenum Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Abstract

In this chapter, we consider the distribution of payors of general hospital psychiatric care. For medical care in general hospitals, we know that 29% of all expenditures are paid by Medicare (Stevens, 1989). Medicaid is much less of a player in general hospitals, because the majority of its funds go to nursing-home care nationally.

Keywords

General Hospital Medicare Patient Commercial Insurance Specialty Hospital Medicaid Coverage 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles A. Kiesler
    • 1
  • Celeste G. Simpkins
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Missouri-ColumbiaColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Vanderbilt UniversityNashvillleUSA

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