Comparison of management costs of neck pain according to pattern of care: The North Carolina state health plan for teachers and state employees, 2000-2009
Learning Areas:Provision of health care to the public
Compare management costs for uncomplicated and complicated neck pain by patterns of care involving chiropractors, medical doctors, and physical therapists. Identify trends over time (2000-2009) in the management costs of uncomplicated and complicated neck pain for various patterns of care.
Keyword(s): Health Care, Cost Issues
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am Professor and Graduate Chair of Epidemiology and have had several research grants and numerous publications on the epidemiology of neck pain and its associated health care use and costs.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes
|Name of Organization||Clinical/Research Area||Type of relationship|
|NCMIC||chiropractic||Independent Contractor (contracted research and clinical trials)|
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