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Funding For:

How Are Physician Referral Networks Affected by Physician Practice Ownership and Limited Coverage Network Insurance Products?


Recipient:

Keith Marzilli Ericson, Boston University

Grant Period:

Jan 01, 2015 - Jun 30, 2016

AMOUNT:

$74,986.00

Summary of the Project:

This NIHCM-funded study is investigating how referral patterns are influenced both by the ownership structures of physician groups and hospitals and by limited-network insurance plans. Findings have the potential to inform regulatory policy on hospital and physician group mergers and on network adequacy.

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