Patient navigators becoming the norm in Canada
- Supplementary medical insurance benefit for physician and supplier services. Helbing, Charles; Petrie, John T. // Health Care Financing Review;1992 Supplement, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p149
Presents utilization and charge data by selected provider and beneficiary characteristics for physician and supplier services to Medicare clients in 1990. Disbursements by type of provider; National and medical physical expenditures; Number of Medicare physicians; Demographic characteristics;...
- Border crossing for physician services: Implications for controlling expenditures. Holahan, John; Zuckerman, Stephen // Health Care Financing Review;Fall93, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p101
Analyzes the extent to which Medicare beneficiaries travel across geographic boundaries to receive physician services and identifies the types of services for which this occurs most frequently. Border crossing among substate areas; Border crossing among states; Comparison of physician service...
- Medicare physician and supplier services, by type of service: CYs 1990 and 1993. // Health Care Financing Review;1995 Supplement, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p94
Presents statistics on Medicare physician and supplier services in the United States by type of service for the calendar years 1990 and 1993. Medical care and diagnostic laboratory services as most frequently used in 1993; Total allowed charges fo r physician and supplier services; Average...
- Medicare physician and supplier services, by place of service: CYs 1984 and 1993. // Health Care Financing Review;1995 Supplement, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p96
Presents statistics on Medicare physician and supplier services in the United States by place of service for the calendar years 1984 and 1993. Percentage of allowed charges attributed to services provided in physicians' offices; Average allowed ch arges incurred per user by place of service;...
- Remember when...most doctors made house calls? Mangan, Doreen // Medical Economics;05/26/98, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p161
Discusses medical house calls focusing on how this trend has declined in the United States. Typical advice which doctors followed when dealing with house calls; Statistics on the number of doctors who made house calls; Why doctors in the 1990s make house calls.
- Coding and documentation made easier. Guillaume, Carole // Family Practice Management;Apr1998, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p19
Presents charts developed by the author which assists American physicians in coding and documentation requirements for patient visits. Components of each section; Difference in coding new patients; Example of two case presentations. INSET: Educational resources..
- How long you'll wait at the doctor's office. Young, Stephanie // Glamour;Jun96, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p42
Presents statistical information on the length of time patients wait before seeing a doctor. Name of group which compiled report; Different types of doctors and average waiting time for each.
- PHYSICIAN AVAILABILITY, MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT, AND DELIVERY OF PHYSICIAN SERVICES: SOME EVIDENCE FROM THE MEDICAID PROGRAM. Holahan, John // Journal of Human Resources;Summer75, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p378
ABSTRACT The paper provides an analysis of factors affecting utilization of physician services in the Medicaid program. Two utilization measures, the percentage of eligibles seeing a physician and the level of expenditures per recipient, are considered. Emphasis is placed on the impact of...
- Talking With Your Doctor. // Science World;
The article presents tips for teenagers on how get the most from their doctor visits.