Purchasing health care and value

Bard, Mark R.
January 1998
Workforce;Jan1998, Vol. 77, p92
Presents ways employers would be able to define and measure health plans in the United States. Definition of value in health care; Consideration of health plans' effectiveness; Availability; Cost of care; Customer satisfaction ratings; Health education and promotion; Provision of incentives to maintain quality and improve value of health care offered. INSETS: Health-care quality initiatives.;Survey reveals difficulty in purchasing value..


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