Replication data for: Incentivizing Better Quality of Care: The Role of Medicaid and Competition in the Nursing Home Industry
- Hackmann, Martin B.
AbstractThis paper develops a model of the nursing home industry to investigate the quality effects of policies that either raise regulated reimbursement rates or increase local competition. Using data from Pennsylvania, I estimate the parameters of the model. The findings indicate that nursing homes increase the quality of care, measured by the number of skilled nurses per resident, by 8.7 percent following a universal 10 percent increase in Medicaid reimbursement rates. In contrast, I find that pro-competitive policies lead to only small increases in skilled nurse staffing ratios, suggesting that Medicaid increases are more cost effective in raising the quality of care.
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DOI: 10.1257/aer.20151057 (Text)
Hackmann, Martin B. “Incentivizing Better Quality of Care: The Role of Medicaid and Competition in the Nursing Home Industry.” American Economic Review 109, no. 5 (May 2019): 1684–1716. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20151057.
- ID: 10.1257/aer.20151057 (DOI)
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