Health Policy Update
Every other week, The Weekly highlights recent research on health care finance, access to care and other topics. This edition of the Health Policy Update includes research on:
- How physicians' participation in pay-for-performance programs affects quality of care for PPO members;
- Quality improvements arising from facilities' conversions to critical access hospitals under Medicare rules;
- Access to dental care for mothers of children enrolled in Medicaid; and
- Implications for the health care system of self-discharge rates.