Confronting the Christmas of our health care discontent
- Trends In Out-Of-Pocket Spending By Insured American Workers, 1990-1997. Gabel, Jon R.; Ginsburg, Paul B.; Pickreign, Jeremy D.; Reschovsky, James D. // Health Affairs;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p47
Explores the trends in out-of-pocket spending for insured workers from 1990 to 1997, using data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey conducted by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Consumer spending from logs kept each year by more than 10,000 households with job-based health...
- Consumers keep tight rein on spending. // Chain Drug Review;4/22/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p52
The article offers information on the restraining of consumer spending growth in healthcare in the U.S. as a result of the uncertainty in the U.S. economy.
- Appendix A. Gater, Laura // How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Medical Billing S;2009, p237
A sample business plan for a medical billing service as contained in the book "How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Medical Billing Service: With Companion CD-ROM" is presented.
- Figuratively Speaking. // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/31/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 53, p22
The article presents statistics on a variety of topics including the percentage of entrepreneurs who plans to make New Year's resolutions for their business, the ranking of selected Christmas songs and the percentage of costs to Medicaid that could be cut by effective smoking prevention and...
- Canadians continue to spend more on drugs than doctors. Martin, Shelley // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/01/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p1336
Reports on the drug spending habits of Canadians. All-time high per capita which was reached in 2000; How per capita spending on drugs has increased as a proportion of total per capita health spending; How spending on drugs compares to spending on hospital and physician services; Information on...
- U.S. health spending growth slows down. // AHA News;1/24/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p2
Reports on the decline in spending on U.S. health care services in 2003. Comparison to spending on U.S. health care services in 2002; Reason behind the decline in Medicare spending; Significance of health care to the gross domestic product of the U.S. in 2003.
- Improving Incentives in Health Care Spending. Baicker, Katherine // Business Economics;Apr2006, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p21
Although U.S. economic growth is likely to continue to be robust, the growth of private and public spending on health care presents long-run public policy challenges. To meet these challenges health care resources must be used more efficiently. Currently, there are few incentives to put health...
- Illness, medical expenditure and household consumption: observations from Taiwan. Kuangnan Fang; Chi Ma; Yefei Jiang; Linglong Ye; Benchang Shia; Shuangge Ma // BMC Public Health;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Illness conditions lead to medical expenditure. Even with various types of medical insurance, there can still be considerable out-of-pocket costs. Medical expenditure can affect other categories of household consumptions. The goal of this study is to provide an updated empirical...
- POLL: CREDIT CARD DEBT AMONG TOP CONCERNS IN SWING STATES. // CardLine;7/25/2008, Vol. 8 Issue 30, p6
The article offers information on a poll that estimated biggest economic concerns of consumers in the swing states of Ohio and Florida. It mentions that residents of the swing states mentions credit card debt as one of their top problems and acknowledged problems paying for health care and...