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- Mission Not Yet Accomplished? Massachusetts Contemplates Major Moves On Cost Containment. Bebinger, Martha // Health Affairs;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p1373
There is growing concern in Massachusetts that rising health care costs will derail the state's move to universal health coverage. A special state panel has recommended moving from fee-for-service to a new system of global payments as the best way to reduce unnecessary care and expenses, while...
- The status quo in health care has become unacceptable. Franks, Bob // njbiz;6/29/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 26, p17
The author opines that the status quo in health care in the U.S. has become unacceptable and calls for reform. He stresses the need to create a proactive health care system by focusing on disease and early prevention, particularly on chronic disease. He supports the use of medical innovation to...
- (HEALTHCARE)=20 New Healthcare Reform Will Assist Seniors with Cost of Long-Term=20 Care. // Aging News Alert;4/23/2010, p1
The article presents the new Healthcare Law Reform including the living costs of seniors with chronic conditions and the disabled, a cash payout of $50 minimum daily to help offset living costs and benefits are offered to all working-age adults.
- The right direction for health care reform. Faris // Las Vegas Business Press;08/09/99, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p5
Comments on the debate over the issue of health care reform in the United States. Focus on the expansion of mandates and liability; Small businesses' push for the reduction of costs and increasing of access; Extension of liability to employers.
- Selling Cost Containment. Jost, Timothy Stolzfus; Tanenbaum, Sandra J. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1993, Vol. 19 Issue 1/2, p95
Health care expenditures in the United States have continued to grow despite efforts to control them. This Article discusses the need for health care reform, outlines the model that reform should follow, and considers why the United States has not progressed toward a workable solution. It...
- New health reform law likely to boost health care costs. // Indianapolis Business Journal;5/3/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p13
The article focuses on the impact of the new health care reform law to the medical care costs in the U.S.
- Health care reform the international way. White, Joseph // Issues in Science & Technology;Fall95, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p34
Discusses how other countries other than the United States deal with health care reform. Solving the problems of access and cost; Adapting international health-finance arrangements; Practicality of compulsory enrollment and price regulation; Key elements of the international standard included...
- Little things. McShane, Martin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;3/17/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7848, p27
A blog from strategic planning director Martin McShane for National Health Service (NHS) Lincolnshire on specialised commissioning groups (SCGs) is presented.
- Wellness incentives. Olson, Scott // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/19/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p17
The article reports on the health care reforms that give incentives for employers who will promote healthier lifestyle, reduce health care costs, and limit workplace absences in Indiana.