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Discharge planning and diagnosis-related groups in military hospitals: key issues and essential elements

Discharge planning and diagnosis-related groups in military hospitals: key issues and essential elements

Military Medicine 158(9): 591-594

As pressures for cost containment in health care continue to mount, military hospitals will inevitably be affected. Cost-containment strategies used in civilian hospitals such as diagnosis-related groups will continue to be implemented in military health care facilities. Effective discharge planning is essential for dealing successfully with pressures for cost containment. Key elements in an effective discharge planning program are discussed.

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