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The control of costs and performance of medical services

The control of costs and performance of medical services

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Published by JAI Press in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care, Cost of -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditor, Julius A. Roth.
    SeriesResearch in the sociology of health care -- v. 3
    ContributionsRoth, Julius A.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15320884M
    ISBN 100892323108

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    Control Health Care Costs by Controlling Demand: Educating employees on how to help themselves in many cases can save a company money in health care costs. Such training can cost very little, but result in significant savings. Don R. Powell, Ph.D. The cost of health care in the United States has continued to spiral out of control.   Now, medical costs have to go up no matter what. As Kenneth Arrow said in an interview in , "The basic reason why health costs increased is that health care is a good thing! Because today Author: Frederick E. Allen.

      According to the researchers, the idea that the U.S. has a higher cost of living that drives up healthcare costs is a common fallacy. Numbeo is Author: Aaron Hankin. T1 - The ability of managed care to control health care costs. T2 - How much is enough? AU - Feldman, Roger. PY - /3/1. Y1 - /3/1. N2 - This article argues that moral hazard is the main source of market failure in the health care sector. Cost sharing and managed care both are designed to control the extra costs of moral by:


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