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Differences of Cancer Patient's Health Care Utilizations between Medical Aid Program and National Health Insurance in the Elderly

노인 암환자의 건강보험과 의료급여 이용차이 분석

  • 이용재 (호서대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2011.01.11
  • Accepted : 2011.03.30
  • Published : 2011.05.28

Abstract

This study to analyze differences of cancer patient's health utilizations in medical aid program and national health insurance by analysing health insurance claims data, and identify effects of health care systems. The majors results of the research were as follows. First, cancer patients in medical aid program more used total medical expenditures than in national health insurance mostly by many outpatient visits and long term hospitalization. Second, results of multiple regression, cancer patients in medical aid program more used total expenditures and inpatient expenditures. But, outpatient expenditures weren't different, cancer patients in medical aid program more visited medical institutions and hospitalized long term periods than in national health insurance. Therefore, it is too early to conclude that moral hazard is in health utilizations of medical aid program, because cancer patients in medical aid program many use in benefits for many nonbenefit burdens.

Keywords

Medical Aid Program;National Health Insurance;Health Care Utilization;ancer Patient

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 호서대학교

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