Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 4, P821-829 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0121 View full text
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Mary Katherine Dulin, Kenneth E. Olive, Joseph A. Florence, Carolyn Sliger

Abstract: There has been little discussion in the literature regarding the financial value of the services provided to the participants in health fairs. This article examines the financial value of preventive services provided through a community health fair in an economically depressed area of southwest Virginia. Current Procedural Terminology codes were assigned to the services provided in order to estimate costs participants might incur for such services. An average 50-year-old man would have paid up to $320 to obtai…

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