TITLE

managed competition

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1300
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "managed competition" is presented. Managed competition refers to a health care practice that requires health care organizations compete with each other in terms of price and quality of delivered services. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234981

 

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