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Do effects of common case-mix adjusters on patient experiences vary across patient groups?

  • Dolf de Boer1Email author,
  • Lucas van der Hoek1,
  • Jany Rademakers1, 3,
  • Diana Delnoij2 and
  • Michael van den Berg4
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:768

Received: 31 August 2016

Accepted: 15 November 2017

Published: 22 November 2017

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Original Submission
31 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
6 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Shane ANDREW Thomas
12 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Dolf de Boer
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
22 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2732-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
TRANZO, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Department of Family Medicine, CAPHRI (School for Public Health and Primary Care), Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands