Ambulatory patient groups and redefining the roles of health care providers' delivery services in the USA.

Academic Article


  • Provides a review and analysis of the ambulatory patient groups classification system. Discusses a review of the history, development and implementation process. Concludes that in the ongoing efforts to move towards full-managed care in the not-so-distant future, ambulatory patients groups are another potential cost-cutting remedy for current health care providers and that future research into this issue is a must for public policy makers.
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    Author List

  • Asubonteng P; Middleton R; Munchus G
  • Start Page

  • 16
  • End Page

  • 20
  • Volume

  • 22
  • Issue

  • 1