JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.30, no.3, pp.322-326, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
fixed-payment method, hospitals, imaging tests, overuse, RADIATION, CANCER, TURKEY, RISK
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background In 2006, a new medical payment framework such as fixed-payment method was implemented in Turkey and then cancelled 5 months later. The aim of this study was to explore the effects of this payment method on the demand for imaging tests.