4 edition of costs and benefits of health care services found in the catalog.
costs and benefits of health care services
J. R. J. Richardson
by School of Economic and Financial Studies, Macquarie University in [Sydney]
Written in English
|Statement||J. R. Richardson.|
|Series||Research paper - School of Economic and Financial Studies, Macquarie University ; no. 182, Research paper (Macquarie University. School of Economic and Financial Studies) ;, no. 182.|
|LC Classifications||RA410.5 .R55|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||27 p. :|
|Number of Pages||27|
|LC Control Number||80476728|
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Instead. Ambulatory care, including outpatient hospital services and emergency room care, increased the most of all treatment categories studied.
Outpatient costs rose from an annual cost of .