How Are Physician Referral Networks Affected by Physician Practice Ownership and Limited Coverage Network Insurance Products?
Keith Marzilli Ericson, Boston University
Jan 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015
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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