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Health Serv Res. 1981 Spring; 16(1): 17–41.
PMCID: PMC1072210

Costs and cost containment in nursing homes.


The study examines the impact of structural and process variables on the cost of nursing home care and the utilization of various cost containment methods in 43 california nursing homes. Several predictors were statistically significant in their relation to cost per patient day. A diverse range of cost containment techniques was discovered along with strong predictors of the utilization of these techniques by nursing home administrators. The trade-off between quality of care and cost of care is discussed.

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