Medical Outsourcing: Reducing Clients' Health Care Risks
- Percentage Compensation Arrangements: Suspect, but not Illegal. Fedor, Frank P. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jan2001, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p48
Presents information on percentage compensation arrangements in the United States (U.S.) healthcare industry, which may cause false claims to be made to Federal healthcare programs in violation of the antikickback statute and the False Claims Act. Concerns of the U.S. Office of Inspector General...
- Purchasing clinically effective care. Hayward, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/1/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6958, p823
Evaluates the use of contracting to change clinical practice in Great Britain. Necessity for fundholding practitioners and health authorities to take clinical effectiveness; Investment on interventions known to be effective; Collaboration between primary and secondary care doctors on clinical...
- Is medicare risk contracting right for your organization? Inzina, Thomas // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, HFMA Applied p3
Presents `Is Medicare Risk Contracting Right for Your Organization?', a session of Healthcare Financial Management Administration. Overview of the session; Best way on how to get your money worth out of a seminar. INSET: HFMA professional development..
- Firms see pressure, not profits. Scott, Lisa // Modern Healthcare;1/31/94, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p38
Reports on the impact of healthcare reform on contract management industry. Decline in sales and profits; Reconsideration of outsourcing agreements by hospital executives; Shift of financial risk to management firms; Trends in different sectors; Financial results in ten firms.
- Study identifies key outsourcing best practices. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jun98, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p21
Reveals the outsourcing practices of the healthcare industry in the United States based on a study conducted by VHA Inc. Growth forecast; Decision to outsource; Identification and selection of providers and vendors; Managing relationship and success measurement.
- NO, YOU DO IT! Solovy, Alden // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p40
Discusses the contracting or outsourcing of medical and other services by hospitals to other companies. Advantages of contracting out; Areas that hospitals need to contract the services of other companies; Growth opportunities for outsourcing firms. INSETS: Inside outsourcing (Todd...
- Outsourcing moves into new territory. Hensley, Scott // Modern Healthcare;01/13/97, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p39
Reports that a growing number of hospitals in the United States are cutting costs by hiring outsiders for a wide array of tasks. Comments from Daniel Neufelder, executive vice president of Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Indiana; Packaging of traditional outsourced services; What services are...
- Outsourcing: Asking the right questions. Surpin, Jo; Weideman, Geri // Health Systems Review;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p16
Discusses the pitfalls of outsourcing for health care organizations. First principles; Outsourcing requirements; Contract management; Hazards.
- Wiltshire to say yes to ...141m contracts. // Public Finance;05/03/96, p5
Announces that health authority in Wiltshire is now in a position to agree outstanding contracts with six trusts in its area. Amount of the contract.