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The Effect on Health Care Utilization of the Non-Use of Beneficiaries of Long-Term Care Insurance Service - around of Geriatric Hospital`s Medical Cost -
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The Effect on Health Care Utilization of the Non-Use of Beneficiaries of Long-Term Care Insurance Service - around of Geriatric Hospital`s Medical Cost -
Jung, Woon-Sool; Yim, Eun-Shil;
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 Abstract
This study aims to analyze the effect of long-term care utilization on health care utilization of the national health insurance elderly. This study is a secondary data analysis of the long-term care insurance data that comprised of total 21,213 long-term care insurance with the level 1 elders who received either service or non-service. This study evaluated the impact of long-term care service on the probability of health care utilization experience and costs of health care utilization. The total medical cost, geriatric hospital`s medical cost, inpatient day and geriatric hospital`s inpatient day by 2007-2009 were significant factor influencing the long-term care utilization. This study suggests long term care system should proper medical service linkage system. The current long-term care insurance system should more resource allocation on long-term care utilization to increase the efficiency of insurance system.
 Keywords
Elderly;Inpatient;Long term care utilization;Medical cost;National health insurance;
 Language
Korean
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