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Conclusion: Detailed analysis of the reimbursed amount and theutilization of services are needed to understandinternational variations in healthcare spending.

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Health Expenditures; United States; Japan; Percutaneous Coronary Intervention; Heart Valve Replacement

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Inokuchi, T. , Ikegami, N. , Gupta, V. , Rao, S. and Anderson, G. 2013 Comparison of price, volume and composition of services provided to inpatients for two procedures between a US and a Japanese academic hospital. Health, 5, 703-711. doi: 10.4236-health.2013.54093.





Author: Tsuyoshi Inokuchi, Naoki Ikegami, Vikash Gupta, Sandesh Rao, Gerard F. Anderson

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