Health care cost containment, 1984

by Health Care Cost Containment Seminar (4th 1984 Miami, Fla.)

Publisher: International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans in Brookfield, Wis

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Bibliography: p. 80-81.

StatementHealth Care Cost Containment Seminar, December 5-8, 1984, Miami, Florida ; edited by Catherine C. Hayne.
ContributionsHayne, Catherine C., International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
LC ClassificationsRA410.A2 H4 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 81 p. :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2596891M
ISBN 100891542728
LC Control Number85152096

In , U.S. health care costs were $ trillion. That makes health care one of the country's largest industries. It equals % of gross domestic product. In comparison, health care cost $ billion in , just 5% of GDP. That translates to an annual health care cost of $10, per person in versus just $ per person in Cost Containment in Health Care: The Experience of Twelve European Countries (): ISBN () Softcover, European Communities, . Most rapid growth in health care CAT scan introduced () First “test tube” baby born () AIDS discovered (), HIV () Trends in Health Care ~ Unit 2 Cost Containment ~ control rising cost and achieve max benefit. The health care system in Japan provides healthcare services, including screening examinations, prenatal care and infectious disease control, with the patient accepting responsibility for 30% of these costs while the government pays the remaining 70%. Payment for personal medical services is offered by a universal health care insurance system that provides relative equality of access, with.

HOSPITAL CARE () (discussing the need to ration health care); Havighurst, Health Care Cost-Containment Regulation: Prospects and an Alternative, 3 AM. J.L. & MED. , () (same). See generally Evans, Health Care Technology and the Inevitability of Resource Allocation and Rationing Decisions, (pts. I & II), J. Policing Cost Containment: The Medicare Peer Review Organization Program Timothy Stoltzfus Jost* I. INTRODUCTION It is commonly believed that the United States Govern-ment is spending too much on health care and must constrain many of its expenditures. To accomplish this, the largest fed-eral health care program, Medicare, has relied primarily onCited by: 1. Therefore, the primary method used to assure access to medical care regardless of cost was to extend health insurance coverage to more people. Now, during the s, after more than two decades of rapidly rising expenditures for health services, “cost containment” has begun to Author: William A. Rushing. health care cost containment has not occurred more rapidly. Over the course of the last twenty years, two principal approaches to the problem have developed: Regula-tion and Competition. In short, the regulatory approach derives from the position that the market for health care is so imperfect and non-competitive that efficient and.

Brad Wenger is listed as an Officer with Alliance For Health Care Cost Containment in California. The address on file for this person is K Street Ste , Sacramento, CA in Sacramento County. The company is a California Domestic Corporation, which was filed on J Occupation: Officer. - Successful health policies are mi=ore likely to be couched in terms of cost containment (a market-justice, economic, business, and middle-class concern) than in improved or expanded access and reduction or elimination of health disparities (a social-justice, liberal, labor, low-income issue); however, cost-related policies are likely to have.   Health care rationing has been a source of contentious debate in the United States for nearly 30 years. Because rationing is bewildering to many Americans, persistent myths about "death panels" and critical health care decisions to be made by faceless bureaucrats abound, instilling fear about health care reform and cost containment measures aimed at slowing spending growth. Bentkover J. Venable A, Wolfe H. Implications of Health Care Cost Containment for U.S. Employers and the Health Care Industry. Impact. Dumbaugh K, Bentkover J, Neuhauser D. .

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congress Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Health Care Cost Containment Seminar (4th: Miami, Fla.).

: State Health Care Cost Containment Legislation (Health Care Cost Containment Project Paper, No 5) (): Pierce, Bob: BooksAuthor: Bob Pierce.

H.R. (98th). A bill entitled the "Health Care Cost Containment Act of ". Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Health care reform and cost containment in Portugal. In book: Health Care and Cost Containment in the European Union, Editors: E. Mossialos and J. Le Grand (Campos )).

The adoption of cost-containment policies likely depends on other policy goals such as quality of care, equity and efficiency.

In many instances, the pursuit of a cost-containment strategy may come at the cost of one or more of these goals. This would require balance of cost-containment efforts with other important health system by: 6. Medicine and Money: A Study of the Role of Beneficence in Health Care Cost Containment is a frank discussion of the moral problems associated with the need to control health care costs.

The book provides a base for physicians to address these concerns and examines the events leading to America's current health care crisis, diminishing by:   The 1984 book care cost crisis of the s posed a significant political challenge to governments across the West.

National health care systems were organized largely as open-ended commitments that quickly began to put pressure on governments faced with slowing economies and growing budget by: Private sector initiatives to contain health care costs have become a striking feature of the changing health care marketplace in the past few years.

Not long ago most private employers did little more than grumble as they paid ever-escalating premiums for their employees' health insurance. In its study of utilization management, the committee found that the term has no single, well-accepted definition.

As with the labels cost containment and managed care, different people may mean different things by the same term. In this report, the committee considers utilization management as a set of techniques used by or on behalf of. In the middle of the wage-price control program, Congress enacted the Social Security Amendments of (P.L.

), a multipronged effort at health care cost containment (U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, ). The legislation included provisions forAuthor: Marilyn J. Field, Harold T. Shapiro. Also see Thorpe K.E. “Health Care Cost Containment: Results and Lessons from the Past Twenty Years,” in Improving Health Policy and Management: Nine Critical Research Issues for the s, ed Cited by: 4.

“The Health Care Quadrilemma: An Essay on Technological Change, Insurance, Quality of Care, and Cost Containment,” Journal of Economic Literature (June ): - Crossref, Medline Cited by: Health Care Cost Containment Strategies: The Jordanian Experience Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Health Planning and Management 20(1) January with ReadsAuthor: Ali Rawabdeh.

Abstract. It is widely believed that our system for providing health care is morally flawed. 1, 2 Leading the list of problems related to health care in the United States is the issue of high and rapidly increasing costs.

Almost everyone, including politicians, economists, journalists, insurance executives, and ordinary citizens, is calling for measures to halt the accelerating rise in health Cited by: 2.

Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction; Bancroft Prize in American History, C. Wright Mills Award of the Society for the Social Problems, and James Hamilton Prize of the American College of Health Care Executives.] Remedy and Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle over Health Care Reform (Yale University Press, revised edition).

Medicine and Money: A Study of the Role of Beneficence in Health Care Cost Containment is a frank discussion of the moral problems associated with the need to control health care costs.

The book provides a base for physicians to address these concerns and examines the events leading to America's current health care crisis, diminishing : Frank H. Marsh.

Author(s): Health Care Cost Containment Seminar,(4th: Miami, Fla.) Title(s): Health care cost containment, / Health Care Cost Containment Seminar, December, Miami, Florida ; edited by Catherine C.

Hayne. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Brookfield, Wis.: International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Richard Douglas Lamm (born August 3, ) is an American politician, writer, and attorney. He served three terms as 38th Governor of Colorado as a Democrat (–) and ran for the Reform Party's nomination for President of the United States in Lamm is a Certified Public Accountant and currently the Co-Director of the Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of ion: University of Wisconsin, UC Berkeley.

Health care now consumes 14% of the gross domestic product. 1 The majority of these expenditures represent payments by third-party payers to health care providers, such as hospitals. 2,3 As a result, many programs for reducing cost have focused on restricting patient access to medical services and minimizing use of expensive tests and Cited by: Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Aaron’s and William Schwartz’s book, The Painful Prescription: Rationing Hospital Care, touched off a policy debate over the need to employ stern measures to bring rising health care costs under control.

Since then, the debate over health care rationing has been confined mostly to the pages of academic journals. Inhowever, it. Meet the Board The HPC's main responsibilities are led by staff and overseen by an member Board of Commissioners. where he was responsible for developing the council’s program on health care cost containment.

For twelve years, from tohe was the Chairman of the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPac), which was. training in cost containment but that most (65%) offered less than 20 contact hours. (Physician Cost Containment Training Can Reduce Medical Costs.

) The literature on cost containment in health care suggests that no single strategy will work in bringing down costs and that different strategies must be pursued. These are government.

Two types of insurance commonly spoken of in health care are: (1) insurance covering the patient for health services (health insurance, also called a “third party payer”); and (2) insurance covering the health care provider for risk associated with the delivery of health care (liability to a patient for malpractice, for example) (World Bank.

Competitive Bidding as a Cost-Containment Strategy for Indigent Medical Care: The Implementation Experience in Arizona Competitive Bidding as a Cost-Containment Strategy for Indigent Medical Care: The Implementation Experience in Arizona. J Health Cited by: Role of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Health Care Cost Containment RALPH B.

CRAINE, Jr., BS The pharmaceutical industry in the United States is comprised of 50 major companies whose total sales for were approximately $17 billion, slightly more than 10 % of the total revenues of the hospital industry in the same by: 2.

Nash has governance responsibilities for organizations in the public and private sectors. He has chaired the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (HC4) for more than 20 years and he is widely recognized as a pioneer in.

University Of California, Irvine. Undergraduate School. Languages. Spanish; English; Frequently Asked Questions. Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Medicaid of Arizona.

Health Net Health Net PPO. Health Net of Arizona, Inc. Health Net. Health Care Financing Review, Fall, Another perspective on cost escalation is the percent of the GNP that medical care represents. Currently, health care takes about 12 percent of GNP, representing a steady increase and double the GNP percent (6%) for healthcare prior to the adoption of medicare and medicaid in.

A history of experimenting with health care cost controls. do when she got a water bill from the city this fall for $1, isn’t because of its experiments around cost containment.

Newhouse JP, Manning WG, Morris CN, et al: Some interim results from a controlled trial of cost sharing in health insurance. N Engl J Med ; CrossrefCited by: Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison John Rapoport, Philip Jacobs, Egon Jonsson Written byВ local health economics experts, each of the eight chapters in this timely handbook and ready reference describes the national healthcare system of a different industrialized country.