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Table 1 Payer information for patients seen in the emergency department and DOCENT clinic

From: Creating a win-win for the health system and health Profession’s education: a direct observation clinical experience with feedback iN real-time (DOCENT) for low acuity patients in the emergency department

Acuity Emergency Department DOCENT Clinic
2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5
N = 9720 N = 7900 N = 2834 N = 393 N = 4 N = 121 N = 340 N = 71
Payer Information
 Self-Pay 920 (9.5%) 1484 (18.8%) 940 (33.2%) 162 (41.2%) 0 (0.0%) 31 (25.6%) 128 (37.6%) 30 (42.3%)
 Medicaid 1165 (12.0%) 1259 (15.9%) 516 (18.2%) 83 (21.1%) 0 (0.0%) 22 (18.2%) 68 (20.0%) 9 (12.7%)
 Medicare 3483 (35.8%) 1788 (22.6%) 314 (11.1%) 34 (8.7%) 4 (100.0%) 11 (9.1%) 32 (9.4%) 5 (7.0%)
 Private
Insurance Or Others
4152 (42.7%) 3369 (42.6%) 1064 (37.5%) 114 (29.0%) 0 (0.0%) 57 (47.1%) 112 (32.9%) 27 (38.0%)