Replication data for: Financial Incentives, Hospital Care, and Health Outcomes: Evidence from Fair Pricing Laws

Benedic Ippolito & Michael Batty
State laws that limit how much hospitals are paid by uninsured patients provide a unique opportunity to study how financial incentives of health care providers affect the care they deliver. We estimate the laws reduce payments from uninsured patients by 25-30 percent. Even though the uninsured represent a small portion of their business, hospitals respond by decreasing the amount of care delivered to these patients, without measurable effects on a broad set of quality metrics....
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