Detecting and treating tuberculosis infection in immigrants from developing countries were cost-effective
- Investing in small clinical laboratories can help cure chronic disease, cut overall costs. Vel�zquez, Nydia // Hill;2/11/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p38
The article focuses on the series of targeted investments which aims on one of the most serious challenges in the U.S. healthcare system that is the rising medical expenditures.
- CPI: Hospital inflation pace slows a bit. // AHA News;03/26/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p3
Reports on the slow increase in consumer prices for medical care in the United States in February 2001. Prices of hospital and related services and inpatient services; Outpatient hospital prices; Consumer prices for prescription drugs and medical supplies.
- M+C enrollees get increase in costs. // AHA News;11/4/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p2
Reports on the plan of Medicare+Choice to cut back on benefits in the U.S. in 2002. Average out-of-pocket costs for Medicare+Choice enrollees; Increase in the percentage of enrollees in a plan requiring hospital cost-sharing.
- Health care cost increases among employers' top worries. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;12/17/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 51, p3
Reports the rising cost of health care in the United States. Concerns of employers over the increased health care cost; Strategy of incremental benefit design and contribution changes; Alteration of the health plan delivery system.
- Report: State's health costs rise slower than nation's. GREENE, JAY // Crain's Detroit Business;12/14/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p10
The article reveals that Michigan's personal health care cost is growing at a slower pace than the U.S. national average for more than a decade, as reported by Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation's report.
- Examining PBMs. Edlin, Mari // Managed Healthcare Executive;Mar2002, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p25
Examines the social condition of pharmacy benefits management (PBM) in the U.S. Assessment on the effectiveness of PBM services; Lawsuits filled by ERISA against PBM; Role of PBM in providing benefits to health care industries.
- Containing U.S. Health Care Costs: What Bullet To Bite? Jencks, Stephen F.; Schieber, George J. // Health Care Financing Review;1991 Supplement, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p1
Discusses the problem of health care cost containment in the United States. Growth of health care spending from 1970 to 1990; Factors that cause the increase in medical care spending; Alternatives for health care cost containment; Selection of a cost-containment strategy.
- Managed Care: Practice, Pitfalls, and Potential. Wallack, Stanley S. // Health Care Financing Review;1991 Supplement, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p27
Discusses the results of coordinating and changing patterns of health care using managed care activities and organizations in the United States. Role and value of managed care with regard to three cost-related health care system goals; Problems related to managed care; Control of health...
- If HMOs aren't cheap, what's the point? Myers, Dennis // Las Vegas Business Press;09/21/98, Vol. 15 Issue 38, p4
Opinion. Discloses the findings of a federal study on health care costs and managed care in the United States. Acceleration of health costs caused by rising expenditures in the private sector; Benefits of the cost-cutting efforts of managed care providers; Slow growth in the number of...