Specialty Care Demand by the Uninsured
Posted Wed, March 13, 2013
Timeframe: 2008-2009 | Amount: $32,359.50
In 2008 and 2009, the Pacific Hospital PDA funded studies to determine the actual demand for specialty care by adult low-income, uninsured persons in King County. The study found that there are approximately 0.52 expected referrals per person annually for specialty care among this population. Additionally, there is a high demand for certain specialties, with the top five specialties accounting for 55 percent of all expected referrals.