Do state rate setting regulations really lower hospital expenses?

David Dranove*, Kenneth Cone

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The phenomenon of regression to the mean might seriously bias estimates of the impact of hospital rate setting laws. We examine this problem and find that, while estimates for individual states may be effectiveness of rate setting laws are not strongly affected, estimates for individual states may be skewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-165
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Health Economics
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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