Charging the patient to save the system? Like bailing water with a sieve
- Monitoring patterns of posted charges. Isenberg, Steven F. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Jun2003, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p428
Provides information on monitoring patterns of posted medical charges in a hypothetical practice. Explanations for the inconsistent pattern of charges; Pattern of posted payments; Ways to ensure that payment will be received in a timely manner.
- Midwives to vote on fees for 'unnecessary' epidurals. // Nursing Standard;3/1/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p12
The article reports on the anticipated vote of midwives on whether to charge women if they demand or receive an unnecessary epidural in Great Britain. Members of the Royal College of Midwives will be having a debate that says an epidural should only be free if the woman is in definite need of it...
- Roll up, roll up for the fees revue. Fountain, Barbara // New Zealand Doctor;3/14/2007, p1
The author reflects on the release of the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) Service Agreement Fees Review Process Referenced Document in New Zealand. The referenced document, referred to in Part A of Schedule F4 of the PHO Agreement, is the agreement made in 2006 over the creation of fees review...
- User fees. Creese, Andrew // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/26/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7102, p202
Editorial. Discusses the economic aspects of medical care in Great Britain. Recommendation of fees to mobilize additional money for health care; Trade off between method of raising revenue and maintaining access to care; Implementation of user fees.
- the physician payment quandary. Alexander, Jim // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2007, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p44
The article discusses the shift of medicare payment towards physicians in the U.S. According to the author, the change of trend is contributed by the different quality of life that young physicians wanted to discover which imply on the limitation of their office hours and patient loads. However,...
- Medicare fee relief possible. Beckley, Elizabeth Thompson // Modern Physician;Feb2003, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p12
Deals with the advantage of the decision of the U.S. Senate to vote to hold Medicare physician reimbursement at 2002 levels that would become effective on March 1, 2003. Details of the omnibus spending package for 2003; Response of the House of Representatives to the decision; Focus of a...
- PPI: Hospital prices increase 4%. // AHA News;01/15/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p3
Announces the increase of hospital prices in the United States for the month of December 2000.
- Medicare inpatient physician charges: An econometric analysis. Miller, Mark E.; Welch, W. Pete // Health Care Financing Review;Winter93, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p155
Explores variations in inpatient physician volume and intensity per admission at the medical staff level. Establishment of volume performance standards (VPS) to control Medicare physician payments; Modification of the VPS risk pool; Increase in charges with case mix and bed size; Decrease in...
- 62% of Romanian patients pay for medical staff, survey. // Regional Today;9/30/2013, p1
The article states that as of September 2013, 62% of Romanian patients pay for medical staff.