- Gov't nearing 50% of health spending total. Young, Jeffrey // Hill;2/24/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p16
No abstract available.
- A rise is a rise is a rise. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);8/2/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6542, p290
Examines the trend of public expenditure of the National Health Service in Great Britain. Effect of single pay award on the rise of spending; Comparison between the actual and adjusted spending; Increase in resources for health services.
- States cite Medicaid budget squeeze. // AHA News;10/18/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 21, p2
Reports on the increase in Medicaid spending of several states in the U.S. in 2003. Total state Medicaid spending for the year; Number of states that experienced Medicaid budget shortfalls; Forecast on Medicaid budget for 2004.
- Don't expect Rx for health care during political season. Samuelson, Robert J. // Fort Worth Business Press;12/10/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 50, p38
The article presents the author's views on the rising health care costs in the U.S. He believes that the biggest problem being faced by the health care sector is not the increasing number of uninsured, but the uncontrolled health spending. He adds that the government should create constituencies...
- International health costs. // British Medical Journal;6/24/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6128, p1714
Presents a chart depicting the international health cost.
- National health expenditures. Levit, Katharine R.; Lazenby, Helen C. // Health Care Financing Review;Fall91, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p29
Highlights the 1990 national health expenditures (NHE) in the United States. Two categories of NHE; Factors that cause the rise in personal health care expenditures (PHCE); Hospital care expenditures; Methodology and revisions in health care spending.
- Economists finger rising health costs as key challenge. // Indianapolis Business Journal;3/21/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p20
The article presents the findings of a semiannual survey conducted by the National Association for Business Economics in the U.S. which revealed the importance of containing health care costs in Medicare and Medicaid as the best way to reduce federal spending.
- Strategies weighed to slow health spending. // AHA News;2/5/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p6
The reports that the strategies of the U.S. government to stop health care spending growth will not improve overall health system performance, according to the Commonwealth Fund report. The report particularly pinpoints strategies that focus on one aspect of health care or shift expenditures...
- Health Care Victory for Consumers. Kirwan, Leslie; Kingsdale, Jon // BusinessWest;3/30/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p12
In this article the author discusses the approval of new bids for the Massachusetts Commonwealth Care program. He noted that the contracts hold the line on government spending without the reduction of benefits or augment the costs for members. He added that to sustain the benefits of this...