The Chaoulli decision: a debate in which physicians must be heard
- Health care costs too high, leaving many uninsured. // Westchester County Business Journal;11/09/98, Vol. 37 Issue 45, p21
Discusses the implications of a report showing an increase in the percentage of New Yorkers without health insurance. Reminder for state lawmakers about the high costs of New York's health care; Remarks of Elliot Shaw, director of government affairs at the Business Council of New York State;...
- Choosing the best scheme. Kok, Leon; de Bruin, Wilma // Finance Week;11/24/2000, p40
Presents tips in selecting medical aid plans in South Africa. Consideration of schemes with low cost increases; Importance of checking track history of administrators; Use of references from scheme members.
- Insurance-Third Party Payor Liability-Wickline v. State of California. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1986, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p307
Reports that the California Court of Appeals, in the case 'Wickline v. State of California,' held that a third-party payor of health care costs may be liable for inappropriate medical decisions resulting from defects in the third party payor's cost containment program. Details of the case.
- Single-payer is not the fix. // Business Insurance;10/28/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 43, p8
Editorial. Examines the features of a single-payer health care system on which the Oregon electorate is scheduled to vote on November 5, 2002. Frustrations faced by people with the employment-based system; Success of single-payer system in Canada; Factors that negate the success of the system...
- Q: How do I decide what to pay for if the costs are not covered by insurance? // Women's Health;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p116
The article presents an answer to the question of is it advisable to pay for healthcare services that are not covered by insurance.
- N.Y. Senate Facing Reality Of Burgeoning Health Care Costs; Looks For Solution. Gibbons, Muriel // Insurance Advocate;5/26/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 20, p30
Reports on the effort of the Senate Insurance Committee to look for possible solutions to the rising cost of health insurance in Albany, New York. Effect of the cost of health insurance on the delivery of services for the committee members; Identification of appropriate responses to help reduce...
- Medical costs, premiums soar in New York. Robaton, Ana // Crain's New York Business;01/03/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Focuses on the increase in the costs of medical care and health insurance in New York City according to statistics in 1999. Comparison with rates in 1998; Factors attributed to the rise in medical costs.
- Brilliant Deductions. Tristram, Claire // Entrepreneur;Feb1999, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p44
Discusses ways in handling medical insurance costs. Deduction percentage; Comments from Bob Sharp, a certified public accountant with Sharp, Thunstrom and Batson, an accounting firm in La Mesa, California.
- Survey Finds U.S. Consumers Are Opting For Own Decision On How To Spend Their Health Care $$$. // Insurance Advocate;3/3/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 9, p9
Reports on the performance of survey on the views of consumers on initiatives encouraging more active role in deciding the method of spending health care money in the U.S. Response to increased health care costs; Interest of companies in offering consumer-driven plans; Concern over the lack of...
- Greater risk-sharing promises lower costs with more security. Snowe, Olympia J. // Hill;6/11/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 68, pS.12
The article focuses on the importance of the sharing risk approach of the health insurance that aims to achieve health security at lower cost in the U.S.