Taking a long-range look at healthcare
- HMO rates to increase for many employers in '99. Geisel, Jerry; Wojclk, Joanne // Business Insurance;12/14/98, Vol. 32 Issue 50, p3
Predicts that employers expects to get a rate increase from their health maintenance organizations (HMO) in 1999. Rationale given by HMOs for the planned rate increase; Percentage of increase for various specific insurance providers; Market variations in rate increase.
- Study: Promising 1999 for HMOs. // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition;Jan1999, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p14
Presents information on the results of a study conducted by the Corporate Research Group which showed that 1999 will be a promising year for health maintenance organizations in the United States. Predicted increase in industry profits; Revenue growth in the managed-care industry; Projected...
- Evolution or extinction? Reuber, Chris // Modern Healthcare;10/19/98, Vol. 28 Issue 42, p36
Forecasts on the status of health maintenance organizations (HMO) in the United States in the new millennium. View of J.D. Kleinke, author of the book `Bleeding Edge: The Business of Healthcare in the New Century,' on how managed care works; Factors that may contribute to the anticipated...
- Price hikes likely to continue. Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance;11/13/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 46, p2
Reports on analysts' outlook for the United States managed care industry through 2002. Rate hikes; Strong financial results; Mergers and acquisitions; Health maintenance organizations.
- Stronger Earnings, Improved Capital Levels Expected To Lift Health Insurer Ratings. Kumar, Arun // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;5/31/99, Vol. 103 Issue 22, p9
Reports that Standard & Poor's is optimistic about the financial strength of health insurers and managed care providers through year 2000. Factors that led to stronger earnings of health insurers and managed care providers; Challenges faced by insurers and managed care companies; Information on...
- HMOs Show Strong Profitability in First Half of 2004. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Apr2005, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p26
The article focuses on the strong profitability shown by Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO) in the first half of 2004. Fifty percent of the nation's HMOs are considered financially strong. HMOs reported a $5.76 billion profit for the first half of 2004, a 31.9 percent increase over the $4.37...
- Looking for trouble. Hallam, Kristen; Rauber, Chris; Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;08/10/98, Vol. 28 Issue 32, p14
Focuses on the tips solicited by state and federal investigators from hospitals and physicians to find and punish problem health maintenance organizations (HMO) in the United States. Three areas that could lead to managed-care fraud; Average days for payment of claims; Investigation launched by...
- Prices will be more 'realistic' as managed care evolves. Bonura, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/16/98, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p4
Focuses on the financial problems experienced by managed health care companies in Louisiana. Number of senior citizens in the state who lost their Medicare risk insurance; Health maintenance organizations' loss of almost 94 percent of the premiums they earned collectively to medical expenses in...
- HMO, PPO Operators Post Slim Enrollment Gain in Past Year. Reed, Vita // Orange County Business Journal;8/15/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p62
Reports on the growth of health maintenance organization (HMO) in Orange County, California. Pace of enrollment in HMO market; Number of HMO membership; Emergence of consumer-driven health care.