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ISBN: 0833007033, 9780833007032
Authors: Joan L. Buchanan, Shan Cretin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: among, effects, subscribers, choose, hmos, selection, evidence, service, health, care, expenditures, fee
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

The health maintenance organization (HMO) has been promoted as a more efficient method of rendering health services than the fee-for-service (FFS) system.Theorists have pointed out, however, that competition among insurance plans may not achieve the desired ends if plans (such as HMOs) lower costs by attracting healthier clients instead of being more efficient.This report studies whether a dual ch......
Authors: Bradley D. Stein, Elaine Reardon, Roland Sturm
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: hmos, versus, carve, plans, care, managed, abuse, service, utilization, substance
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Managed behavioral healthcare organizations are increasingly using carve-outs to manage American's substance abuse (SA) services, but little information is available about how these changes have affected service utilization and costs when compared to HMOs. The authors compare one employer's claims for SA services delivered under a carve-out arrangement to prior HMO claims information. Under the ca......
Author: Martin Markovich
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: hmos, rise
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

To determine factors associated with differential HMO enrollment growth across metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), this study examines the periods 1973-1978 and 1988-1993, during which national HMO enrollment grew substantially, and compared the results to determine the stability of statistical relationships. The study finds that the availability of physicians and other physician-related factor......
ISBN: 0788176455, 9780788176456
Author: James C. Cosgrove
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: enrollment, period, policy, limited, effects, hmos, potential, medicare
Formats: Read Online And/Or Other Formats
Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 52Examines the potential effects of policy changes on (1) the growth of Medicare's managed care program, (2) employers' attempts to administer their respective benefits seasons, (3) taxpayer savings measured against beneficiary protections, & (4) the resources needed by the federal agency that runs Medicare's day-to-day operations. ......
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