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HERC Health Economics Seminar

Comparing VA and DoD Health Services Cost Data: An example using COVID-19 inpatient admissions


by Libby Dismuke-Greer, PhD ; Patrick Richard, PhD, MA
Seminar date: 10/20/2021

Description: In this Cyberseminar Drs. Dismuke-Greer and Richard will explore DoD Military Treatment Facility cost data which is newly available in VINCI. They will focus on Military Treatment Facility and VA admissions with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19 during FY 2020. They will examine total cost, length of stay, total cost per day, key Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) and differences by age and gender between the two systems of care. Intended Audience: Healthcare professionals including providers, researchers, administrators in the DoD and VA.

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