Date of Award
Doctor of Health Administration
College of Health Professions
Daniel L. Brinton
Kit N. Simpson
The purpose of this study is to identify admissions and costs of Veterans receiving care in non-VHA facilities. This study will focus on Veteran inpatient admissions in North Carolina (NC) during 2016. This study is an exploratory, quantitative work using historical archival data from HCUP. This study will give a detailed analysis of veteran demographics (age, gender, race), admission characteristics (admitting dx, total charges, length of stay (LOS), ICD 10 codes, and patient location (state, county). This study will guide VHA leadership in restructuring the Veterans Community Care Program.
Miller, Nicole A., "Trends in Admissions and Costs of Veterans Healthcare Delivered in Non-VHA Facilities" (2020). MUSC Theses and Dissertations. 526.
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