Factors Associated with Institutional Use by Veterans in Home Based Primary Care
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Health Services R&D
July 2015 -
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VA Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) is an interdisciplinary team-based home care program that serves arapidly aging cohort of oldest old Veterans (85+) and younger OIF/OEF Veterans with complex chronicdisabling conditions. In 2011, approximately 15,000 Veterans were enrolled in 139 VA Medical Center HBPCprograms and an associated 101 community-based outpatient clinic locations nationwide. Although HBPCprogram quality has been established along a number of institutional utilization dimensions (e.g....