Temporal association of implementation of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) with changes in dental‐related emergency department visits in Maricopa County from 2006 to 2012
作者: Ahmed Mohamed BVSc, MSc, PhDBrooke Alhanti PhDMac McCullough MPH, PhDKate Goodin MPH, MSKirsten Roling DDSLarry Glickman VMD, MPH, DrPH
作者单位: 1Public Health, Maricopa County Phoenix AZ USA
2 North Carolina State University Raleigh NC USA
3 California Oral Health Coalition for the Aging & Developmentally Disabled San Diego CA USA
4 Comparative Pathobiology Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine West Lafayette IN USA
刊名: Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 2018, Vol.78 (1), pp.49-55
来源数据库: Wiley Journal
DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12238
关键词: Dental careDental care deliveryEmergency departmentsMedicaid
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Objective(#br)To evaluate changes in emergency department (ED) dental‐related visits in Maricopa County before and after the elimination of dental benefits for adult Medicaid‐insured patients as of October 2010.(#br)Methods(#br)Hospital visits extracted from a hospital discharge dataset were used to calculate a yearly rate ratio of dental‐related versus non–dental‐related ED visits (as a comparison group) for adults, children, and payer types. Changes in ED visits over time were evaluated from 2006 to 2012.(#br)Results(#br)Overall, 1.3 percent of all ED visits (8,030,767) were for dental‐related purposes. Medicaid‐insured patients accounted for 41.9 percent and 44.3 percent of all dental‐related ED visits in 2006 and 2012, respectively. The rate ratio for the percentage of...
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  • dental 齿骨
  • related 有关的
  • payer 付款人
  • insured 保险
  • percent 百分率
  • department 
  • emergency 非常时期
  • benefits 津贴费
  • ratio 
  • policy 政策