Payment methods for hospitals

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  • Intervention

Authors

  • Tim Mathes,

    Corresponding author
    1. University Witten/Herdecke, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM) - Department for Evidence-based Health Services Research, Cologne, Germany
    • Tim Mathes, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM) - Department for Evidence-based Health Services Research, University Witten/Herdecke, Ostmerheimer Str. 200 (House 38), Cologne, 51109, Germany. tim.mathes@uni-wh.de.

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  • Dawid Pieper,

    1. University Witten/Herdecke, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM) - Department for Evidence-based Health Services Research, Cologne, Germany
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  • Christoph G Mosch,

    1. University Witten/Herdecke, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM) - Department for Evidence-based Health Services Research, Cologne, Germany
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  • Thomas Jaschinski,

    1. University Witten/Herdecke, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM) - Department for Evidence-based Health Services Research, Cologne, Germany
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  • Michaela Eikermann

    1. University Witten/Herdecke, Institute for Research in Operative Medicine (IFOM) - Department for Evidence-based Health Services Research, Cologne, Germany
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To analyse the effect of different payment schemes and levels for in-hospital delivered health care on quality of care, hospital volume/intensity and costs.