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Term: Combined Method

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-06-01


The preferred method to estimate outpatient hospital expenditures , as it allows allocation to what more closely represents actual users of the outpatient services. Outpatient claims, urban community emergency room study and inpatient and day surgery claims are used to determine total hospital outpatient dollars.

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  • Shanahan M, Steinbach C, Burchill C, Friesen D, Black C. A Project to Investigate Provincial Expenditures on Health Care to Manitobans: A POPULIS Project. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1997. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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