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- Supply and demand. Fong, Tony // Modern Healthcare;2/24/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p10
Reveals that greater demand for hospital services and higher labor costs are the causes of the rise in hospital expenditures in the U.S. according to a study commissioned by the American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals in 2003. Amount of additional funds to be...
- Adjusting the numbers. Becker, Cinda // Modern Healthcare;8/18/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 33, p20
Reports on the implementation of the plan of the New Jersey Hospital Association to calculate adjusted admissions based on a hospital's actual costs rather than what it charges for services. Reason for implementing the plan; Remarks from Richard Wade of the American Hospital Association...
- Getting help on billing. // AHA News;1/26/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p4
Comments on the issue of helping patients who can not afford to pay their hospital bills in the U.S. Position of the Council for Affordable Health Insurance Coverage on poor patients; Effort of the American Hospital Association to assist patients.
- Public hospitals, AHA at odds over DSH dollars. Figura, Susannah Zak // AHA News;07/07/97, Vol. 33 Issue 26, p3
Reports on the conflict existing between the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems over how federal disproportionate-share payment (DSH) cuts should be implemented. Public hospital groups' demand; AHA's stand; Fears of safety-net...
- Web site gives 'unprecedented access' to hospitals' pricing. Stommen, Jim // Medical Device Daily;12/27/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 234, p1
The article reports on the launch by the Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA) of a new web site which allows consumers to compare prices of the most common procedures at each of the state's 146 non-profit hospitals. According to the MHA, the web site, www.MIHospitalInform.org, was...
- New Math Puts a Glow On Hospital Efficiency. Goldblatt, Dan // njbiz;9/8/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 36, p26
Cites the implications of revised calculations for the hospitals in New Jersey. Argument of the New Jersey Hospital Association on the usual calculation methods; Prediction of the association on New Jersey hospitals; Difficulties faced by New Jersey hospitals.
- Where are health care dollars going? // Materials Management in Health Care;Oct2005, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p13
Focuses on the study about the health care cost in the U.S. Details of the studies conducted by the American Hospital Association; Factors affecting the health care cost; Chart illustration depicting the national health expenditures from 1998 to 2003.
- Hospitals produce report cards on their performance. Johnson, Linda A. // Marketing News;1/1/96, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p5
This article presents information on hospitals that produce report cards evaluating the quality and cost-efficiency of hospital services. This has become the industry's latest sales pitch. Experts say that as managed health care expands, information allowing the public and insurers to compare...
- Pay-for-performance models and challenges. // AHA News;10/6/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 20, p8
Discusses the TrendWatch report on pay-for-performance in health care prepared by the Lewin Group for the American Hospital Association. Findings of the report.