Hospital Cost Shifting, a Continuing Debate Academic Article uri icon


  • This Issue Brief examines the evidence on hospital cost shifting. It defines cost shifting, explores the incentives facing hospitals and payers, reviews and critiques the new evidence on cost shifting, and discusses the policy concerns that arise from the new learning.

published proceedings

  • EBRI issue brief / Employee Benefit Research Institute

author list (cited authors)

  • Morrisey, M. A

citation count

  • 11

complete list of authors

  • Morrisey, MA

publication date

  • December 1996