TOPICS IN MEDICAL ECONOMICS: HEALTH CARE RATIONING
- Treatment costs beating inflation. // Accountancy;Jun85, Vol. 96 Issue 1102, p43
Reports that the cost of private health insurance have risen faster than the rate of inflation in Great Britain. Cost of individual family cover; Benefit in hospital or nursing home; Factors to considering when deciding on any scheme.
- PwC's Health Research Institute Projects Historic Slowdown in Healthcare Spending Growth for 2014. // Insurance Broadcasting;6/19/2013, p1
The article informs that the healthcare inflation in the U.S. is projected to decline to 6.5 percent in 2014 as per PwC's Health Research Institute's, provider of information on trends affecting health-related industries, annual report titled "Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers." It informs...
- Would Rationing Help Us Feed Europe. // Saturday Evening Post;11/15/1947, Vol. 220 Issue 20, p172
The author reflects on the call of several nations for the U.S. to implement rationing to avoid inflation in the country. The author claims that without increasing the prices in the U.S., it cannot supply food in Europe where there is scarcity. He remarks that inflation is only one of the...
- 4 lessons from 20 years of health care consumerism. SYKES, ANDREW // Employee Benefit News;Feb2013, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p45
The author discusses the four lessons form the 20 years of consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs) including control of health care inflation by CDHPs, lack of impact on the members of financial or health position, and ending the work of the CDHPs.
- Medical premium increases finally showing signs of lagging... // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition;Dec95, Vol. 96 Issue 8, p62
Presents information on the cost of health insurance for employers. Inflation rate; Cost-cutting managed care techniques.
- Health Care's Financial Forecast -- 2005 and beyond. Weber, David Ollier // Physician Executive;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p6
Provides a financial forecast for health care in 2005 and beyond. Mixture of positive and negative forecasts; Augmented Medicare reimbursements to doctors; Increased demand for physician services; Rebounding investment market that bolsters cash flow and debt coverage; Physician reimbursements...
- Taming health plan cost trends: Small changes can equal major savings. KAPLAN, EDWARD // Employee Benefit News;Dec2009, Vol. 23 Issue 15, p44
The article stresses the need for small changes that can help contain the costs of health plans in the U.S. as of 2009. Health plan sponsors are advised to address the issue next year as costs are anticipated to grow at a faster rate than they have in previous years. It notes the projected...
- It's Time For Advisors To Address LTC's Place In A Financial Plan. Liddell, Skip // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;2/2/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p11
Addresses the place of long term care (LTC) in a financial plan. Effects of LTC on family and finances; Effects of inflation; Threat on LTC.
- Notional rents and the PMS in practice. Abbess, Lynne // GP: General Practitioner;6/9/2003, p35
This article focuses on the problem of a GP in relation to the notional rent review in Great Britain. Practices operating PMS need to know where they stand on premises reimbursements. Their premises had been inspected by the district valuer (DV), appointed by the PCT. This had revealed that an...