Volume 40 | Number 3 | June 2005

Abstract List

Frank A. Sloan Ph.D, John R. Rattliff, Mark A. Hall

To assess effects of patient protection laws implemented by the vast majority of states during the 1990s on the public's satisfaction and trust relating to health care, and on key utilization measures.


Enactment of managed care patient protection laws did not generally increase utilization of health services or improve patient satisfaction with care.