Work/Life: It's Not Just for Humans Anymore
- Patient Participation in Research in the Managed Care Environment: Key Perceptions of Members in... Purdy, Sarah; Finkelstein, Jonathan A.; Fletcher, Robert; Christiansen, Cindy; Inui, Thomas S. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jul2000, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p492
This study's objective was to elicit the views of research among enrollees in an HMO. A questionnaire was mailed to 207 adult enrollees, 55% had been exposed to research and 45% had not. Ninety-four percent of respondents supported research within the HMO, and 87% thought using information from...
- Calif. report card finds HMOs just average. Kertesz, Louise // Modern Healthcare;7/01/96, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p2
Reports on the release of a report card by the California Cooperative HEDIS Reporting Initiative comparing the HMO performance using data validated by an independent auditor. Performance of the HMO in line with expectations; Number of health plans rated; Three top performers.
- HMOs take bite out of worker dental costs. // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/15/96, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p21A
Discusses issues relating to dental health maintenance organizations in the United States. Reasons why dental HMOs have not drawn the enrollment that medical HMOs have; Benefits for employees and dentists.
- Dropping a bad HMO patient? Do it very carefully. Lowes, Robert L. // Medical Economics;8/7/95, Vol. 72 Issue 15, p94
Discusses proper dismissal of a hostile health maintenance organization (HMO) patient. Medical director consultation at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts; Three categories of problem patients at Health Net; Three-tier problem patients and warning letters at PacifiCare; Importance of...
- Dental HMOs grew by 72% from 1990-93. // Inside Tucson Business;8/14/95, Vol. 5 Issue 20, Health Care p18
Reports that enrollment in dental health maintenance organizations (HMO) grew three times as fast as enrollment in medical HMOs from 1990 to 1993. Highlights of Delta Dental's report `Facts and Figures.'
- Dental health maintenance organization growth up, premiums steady. // Health Care Financing Review;Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p208
Reports on the increase of enrollment in dental health maintenance organizations (HMOs), based on a survey by the National Association of Prepaid Dental Plans (napdp) of its members. Reasons for the growth of prepaid dental plans; Contact information.
- Health care mergers vex coalitions. Gunsauley, Craig // Employee Benefit News;Jan1999, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Reports that local business coalitions on health in the United States are calling for greater public examination of the effects mergers among health care providers could have on their markets. Comments from Catherine Kunkle, vice president of the National Business Coalition on Health;...
- Choice Cuts. Korn, Donald Jay // Financial Planning;Feb2003, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p49
Discusses Medicare plans in the U.S. Information on Medicare health maintenance organizations; Reasons of clients for choosing traditional Medicare plans; Details on the Medigap policy, a Medicare supplement policy. INSET: Medigap Plans: 'A'dequate to 'J'umbo.
- EFFECTS OF HMOs ON FEE-FOR-SERVICE SECTOR EXPENDITURE: THE US MEDICARE EXPERIENCE. Bae, Jay P. // Research in Healthcare Financial Management;2001, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p21
Focuses on a study which examined the effects of health maintenance organizations (HMO) on fee-for-service sector per capita expenditures within the Medicare program in the U.S. Implication of the spillover hypothesis on HMO penetration areas; Examination of changes in the overall healthcare...