The arithmetic of health care
- Feltman U.S.-Arab Agenda. Blakely, Andrew // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Mar2010, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p52
The article focuses on the U.S.-Arab agenda which was addressed in the plenary session of the Arab Global Forum held on December 8, 2009. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Jeffrey Feltman explained that the agenda should focus on Arab-Israeli peace, Iraq sovereignty, and the promotion of...
- Chapter 6 A New Look at OECD Health Care Systems: Typology, Efficiency and Policies. // Rï¿½formes ï¿½conomiques;2011, p221
Rising health care spending is putting pressure on government budgets. Governments will have to make their health care systems more efficient if they are to maintain quality of care without putting further stress on public finances. The OECD has assembled new comparative data on health policies...
- Health Spending Growth Slows In 2003. Smith, Cynthia; Cowan, Cathy; Sensenig, Art; Catlin, Aaron // Health Affairs;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p185
The pace of health spending growth slowed in 2003 for the first time in seven years, driven in part by a slowdown in public spending growth. U.S. health care spending rose 7.7 percent in 2003, much slower than the 9.3 percent growth in 2002. Financial constraints on the Medicaid program and the...
- The True "Cost" of Compliance. Davila, John // American Chiropractor;Oct2009, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p36
The article discusses the cost of the delayed payments in Medicare cases in the U.S. It is noted that the longer the delays, the higher the cost would be due to increasing the need to appeal the case just to justify the claims of the case. The author presents several tips to reduce the cost of...
- State Fiscal Report Highlights Medicaid. // Policy & Practice (19426828);Mar2005, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p9
Reports that the National Governors Association and the National Association of State Budget Officers have released a paper, highlighting the effect of health spending on U.S. state fiscal situations. Revenue collections; State spending on Medicaid.
- SYMPOSIUM INTRODUCTION. LaPlante, Josephine M.; Honadle, Beth Walter // Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management;Summer2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p188
In this introductory essay, the authors describe a new public finance characterized by enduring revenue constraints; mounting budgetary claims from accruing liabilities for post-retirement benefits for government employees, rising health care costs, and an aging population; and uncertainty about...
- Crisis in the Health Sciences--The Need for an Interdisciplinary National Health Policy Forum . Lesse, Stanley // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Oct1985, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p451
Editorial. Discusses the need for an interdisciplinary national health policy forum. Escalation of health care cost; Breakdown of the elements of health care costs in 1984; Need to control hospital costs; Formation of the First Interdisciplinary National Health Forum in Washington, D.C. on...
- Cut Costs, Not just Payment. Rine, Larry // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2013, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p14
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Bending of the Health Care Cost Curve" by Ian Morrison, which appeared in the May 7, 2013 issue of the electronic news letter "H&HN Daily".
- Health expenditure and finance: who gets what? Doherty, Jane; McIntyre, Di // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1999, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p156
Outlines the methods used in South Africa's policies to assess its health care expenditure. Measures adopted in the country to make the process acceptable during the period of political transition; Estimation of indicators of access to public sector resources.