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Table 6 Results of the hypothesis testing

From: Does managed care make a difference? Physicians' length of stay decisions under managed and non-managed care

Hypothesis Description Test result
1 shorter length of stay managed care not confirmed
2 less variation length of stay managed care confirmed
3 influence managed care at physician level not confirmed
4 shorter length of stay, less variation when more managed care patients per physician confirmed, not confirmed
5 shorter length of stay, less variation when more managed care patients per hospital not confirmed, not confirmed
6 fewer insurers per physician, less variation in length of stay confirmed
7 fewer insurers per hospital, less variation in length of stay confirmed
8 fewer different hospitals per physician, less variation in length of stay not confirmed
9 DRGs that can be standardized show less variation confirmed