APPLIED PLANNING: Healthcare Strategies in Retirement Income Planning
- Dual-eligible program goals difficult to reach. GREENE, JAY // Crain's Detroit Business;2/15/2016, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p0008
The article discusses the challenges of achieving the goals of Michigan's MI Health Link dual-eligible demonstration program to improve the quality of care and reduce cost of medical care. Topics covered include the importance of care coordination in improving quality of care, the opinion of...
- Getting Serious About Excessive Medicare Spending: A Purchasing Model. Berenson, Robert A. // Health Affairs;Jul/Aug2003 Supplement, pW3-586
It is now well documented that Medicare spending varies widely across the country and that higher spending does not produce differences in quality, access, or even patient satisfaction. Yet for various reasons, policy analysts have tended to minimize the importance of the fact that as much as 30...
- Critical-access concerns. Normington-Slay, Jeremy // Modern Healthcare;8/19/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 33, p25
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "OIG proposal threatens two-thirds of enhanced payments to critical-access hospitals" which was published in the August 15, 2013 issue.
- Exploring the 'new normal' in health care. // Orthopedics Today;Mar2014, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p25
The article focuses on the outsourcing of coding and billing and the cost-effectiveness of advanced as opposed to stable technology products in joint ventures between orthopedic professional groups and hospitals.
- Australian health service review. Smith, Richard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/1/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6763, p1237
Reports on the issues covered in the Australian health service review. Delivery and finance of health care; Role of the private hospital and health insurance sector on health care; Impact of workforce issues on accessibility and cost of health services. INSET: Issues to be covered in the...
- Clinical Effects of Societal and Economic Barriers to Care: Home Study HS2. Mills, Joyce // California Nurse;Oct/Nov2003, Vol. 99 Issue 8, p14
Studies the clinical effects of societal and economic barriers to health care in the U.S. Clinical effects of the lack of health insurance; Aspects of lack of access to care; Myths about the relationship of lack of care to access to care.
- Success with Room to Grow. Schulaka, Cony // Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2011, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p34
The article discusses the results of the 2011 study of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) regarding retirement income planning. It mentions that the study revealed a general level of success among experienced planners, although they still need to improve. Moreover, the study found that...
- Prioritizing Retirement Tradeoffs. Miller, Mark // REP.;Apr2014, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p38
The article features how financial advisors can help clients plan for their retirement and personal finance issues in the U.S. The author mentions that financial advisory companies have different retirement planning approaches for clients who intend to spend some of their retirement income on...
- Medicare: Access to Home Oxygen Largely Unchanged; Closer HCFA Monitoring Needed: HEHS-99-56. // GAO Reports;4/5/1999, p1
Before the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, Medicare's payment rates for home oxygen exceeded those of the Department of Veterans Affairs by almost 38 percent. The act reduced Medicare's rates by 25 percent effective January 1, 1998, and GAO evaluated changes in Medicare's patients' access to home...