Citations with the tag: MEDICAL care costs -- United States
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- Historical and Projected National Health Expenditures by Source of Funds (in Billions).
// hfm (Healthcare Financial Management); Feb2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p16
A chart is presented depicting the historical and projected national health expenditures by sources of funds in the U.S. from 2003 to 2018.
- U.S. Health Care Spending Slows.
Martin, A; Lassman, D; Washington, B // PT in Motion; Apr2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p10
No abstract available.
- What is going to happen with TRICARE costs? Will they go up?
STULTZ, JACK // Warrior Citizen; Summer2011, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p7
The article focuses on the issues on the TRICARE costs in the U.S. which has been said to increase its fees.
- Care Costs for Middle-Aged Americans Have Doubled in the Past Decade.
STULTZ, JACK // Dermatology Nursing; Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p44
The article offers information on the data provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality that the 2006 expenses for medical care of people aged 45-46 in the U.S. is double the cost for 1996.
- Americans slow health care spending.
STULTZ, JACK // Indianapolis Business Journal; 1/16/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 47, p19
The article reports on the slowdown of health care spending in the U.S. as Americans are more frugal in their use of health care.
- FAST STATS.
STULTZ, JACK // Healthcare Purchasing News; May2012, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p6
No abstract available.
- Health Care Administration Costs.
STULTZ, JACK // Pediatrics for Parents; Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 28 Issue 1/2, p2
The article focuses on the expensive health care cost in the U.S.
- Hospital groups fight plan to cut $4.5B from Medicare.
Pecquet, Julian // Hill; 5/21/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 57, p14
The article reports on the opposition of hospital groups in the U.S. to a plan to cut 4.5 billion dollars from Medicare payments.
- Health care debate should target waste.
Pecquet, Julian // Crain's Detroit Business; 1/25/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p8
In this article the author reflects upon the need to reduce waste in health care spending in the U.S.
- Health System Under Fire Focus.
Pecquet, Julian // Chain Drug Review; 10/22/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p85
The article offers information on the U.S. health care system regarding its inefficiency in terms of cost and complexity.
- The High Cost of Care.
Stengel, Richard // Time International (Asia Edition); 3/4/2013, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the report by Steve Brill on the health care costs in the U.S.
- Health care costs speeding up again.
Stengel, Richard // Benefits Selling; Nov2012, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p12
The article presents a report by the Health Care Cost Institute, which showed that the U.S. health care spending increased at a faster pace than anticipated in 2011.
- Medical expense trend declines in 2010.
Wayer, Kathryn // Benefits Selling; Nov2011, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p14
The article reports that the medical expenses trend in the U.S. has decreased in 2010, growing by just 1.7 percent in 2010 from 2009.
- States can learn health savings from Canada.
Mayer, Kathryn // Benefits Selling; Oct2011, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p18
The article discusses research from Cornell University and the University of Toronto which shows that doctors in the U.S. spend almost four times more on health insurance administrative costs than doctors in Canada.
- Start planning now for transition to ICD-10.
Mayer, Kathryn // Same-Day Surgery; Mar2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p31
The article presents suggestions on how U.S. surgical centers can prepare for the October 1, 2013 release of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) 10-CM diagnostic code set.
- What's the reason for a new diagnosis system?
Mayer, Kathryn // Same-Day Surgery; Mar2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p33
The article discusses reasons why the U.S. is replacing the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) 9-CM with the ICD-10.
- Chronic diseases overlooked as healthcare cost burden.
Ferguson, Christine; Thorpe, Ken // Hill; 3/31/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 37, p21
No abstract available.
- 2. Antibiotic resistance estimated to cost $20 billion a year.
Ferguson, Christine; Thorpe, Ken // Food & Environment Electronic Digest; 2009, p2
The article reports on the study which estimates that antibiotic-resistant infections to patients, their families, and the U.S. healthcare system will cost 20 billion dollars a year.
Breslow, Ellen // On Wall Street; Oct2010, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p16
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the omission of health care costs in the Advisor TV video of "On Wall Street" magazine.
- Study Questions Discrepancy in Rates of Surgery.
Breslow, Ellen // Review of Ophthalmology; Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p7
The article reports on the response of cataract surgery frequency to the financial incentives of the physicians performing medical procedure and the medical facility in the U.S.
- Moral imperative, fiscal imperative.
deParle, Nancy-Anne // Hill; 7/14/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 82, p31
No abstract available.
- Hospital industry report makes a case for lifting antitrust restrictions.
Pecquet, Julian // Hill; 10/6/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 110, p15
The article reports on the release of a study conducted by consulting firm Compass Lexecon which investigates whether the increase in the healthcare cost is caused by hospital consolidations in the U.S.
- Simpson: Reducing deficit will require 'shared sacrifice.'.
Pecquet, Julian // AHA News; 4/18/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p2
The article focuses on the statement issued by former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson regarding healthcare spending as the biggest fiscal challenge of the U.S. government as of April 18, 2011.
- Health care prices remain flat.
Pecquet, Julian // AHA News; 11/21/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 23, p7
The article reports that according to the Altarum Institute's Center for Sustainable Health Spending, U.S. overall health spending increased by 5.2% from 2010 to 2011, while health care prices rose marginally by 2.1% during the same period.
- Are you prepared for they costs of long-term care?
Beithon, Tim // Inside Tucson Business; 3/23/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p18
The author comments on the several aspects related to financial planning for the long-term health care cost in the U.S.
- Deducting medical expenses on your taxes.
Beithon, Tim // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 2/27/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p10
The article reports on the deduction of medical or dental expenses when filing income tax return in the U.S.
- BEYOND ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY.
Wootton, Helen // Clinician Reviews; May2010, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p2
A letter to the editor is presented reacting to a statement in Kristen Massey's letter in a previous issue about finding free or low-cost health care clinics in every community across the U.S.
- FAST STATS.
Wootton, Helen // Healthcare Purchasing News; Feb2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p6
The article presents statistics on medical care in the U.S.
- Buying on contract saves millions for these hospitals.
Wootton, Helen // Materials Management in Health Care; Feb2010, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on the significance of contract compliance in reducing medical supply costs in the U.S.
- Medicare Monster Mash.
Bailey, Ronald // Reason; Feb2010, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p12
The article discusses the trends on Medicare costs and budgets in the U.S. which are based on the predictions of Steven Hayward and Erik Peterson that were cited in the journal "Reason" in January 1993.
- Anti-anemics price hike.
Dorey, Emma // Nature Biotechnology; Oct2010, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p994
This article reports on the decision of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to change how Medicare pays for end-stage renal disease services.
- STUDY: U.S. CANCER PATIENTS LIVE LONGER THAN EUROPEANS.
Dorey, Emma // Medical Economics; 6/10/2012, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p14
The article informs that according to a study published in the April issue of the journal "Health Affairs," cost of cancer treatment in the U.S. is higher than European countries, but its patients typically live nearly 2 years longer.
- CONGRESS SPEAK.
Hopkins, Katy // Hill; 9/16/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 103, p33
The article presents quotes from U.S. Congress members on decreasing healthcare cost in the U.S. including Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd, North Dakota Senator Kent Conrad, and Oregon Senator Ron Wyden.
- Open your wallets.
Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 7/10/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 10, pE535
The article reports that benefits consultant Millman has stated that the annual average cost to provide health care for a family of four people in the U.S. has increased 6.9 percent to a record high of 20, 728 U.S. dollars.
- Obesity related illness consumes a sixth of the US healthcare budget.
Lenzer, Jeanne // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 10/30/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7779, p913
The article focuses on a study which revealed the medical costs of obesity in the U.S.
- Foodborne illnesses cost $152 billion.
Lenzer, Jeanne // American Agent & Broker; Apr2010, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p9
The article reports on the 152 billion dollars expenses for foodborne illnesses in the U.S.
- NECESSARY SHIELDING.
Knaub, Jim // Radiology Today; Jun2011, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p3
The article offers the author's views regarding the cost of healthcare, such as the thyroid shield for mammography in the U.S.
- New report: In 2012, expect an 8.5 percent hike in medical costs.
Pecquet, Julian // Hill; 5/19/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 68, p14
The article reports on the increase of medical costs of U.S. employers by 8.5 percent in 2012.
- Milliman: Health Costs Rise 7.3%.
Bell, Allison // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services; 5/23/2011, Vol. 115 Issue 10, p14
The article discusses the 2011 Milliman Medical Index report released by Milliman Inc. which reveals that health care costs have risen 7.3% for a typical family in the U.S. based on factors including cost of inpatient hospitalization, outpatient care, and professional services.
- MEDICARE COST REDUCTION PROGRAMS NOT WORKING.
Bell, Allison // Medical Economics; 3/10/2012, p25
The article reports that according to the U.S. Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Medicare test projects designed to improve outcomes and to reduce spending had little or no effect on the system.
- Drug Shortages Are Causing Problems.
Bell, Allison // Chain Drug Review; 4/25/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p209
The article reports on the increase of health care costs in the U.S. in 2011 as triggered by the shortages of prescription drugs from 2005-2010.
- Foodborne illnesses may cost U.S. more than $150 billion annually.
Volansky, Rob // Infectious Disease News; Apr2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p34
The article reports that the annual cost of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. could be up to 152 billion U.S. dollars, according to a study from the Produce Safety Project at Georgetown University.
- While we wait for the polls to close.
Wann, L. Samuel // Cardiology Today; Nov2012, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p43
In this article, the author ponders on the possible changes in cardiology practice in the U.S., including the direction of change in relation to health care spending.
- PricewaterhouseCoopers: Healthcare costs to rise 9% in 2011.
Wann, L. Samuel // Healthcare Purchasing News; Jul2010, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p8
The article focuses on the annual PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Health Research Institute Behind the Numbers report that demonstrates that U.S. medical costs will increase by 9 percent in 2011.
- Debt- limit chickens face chop.
Morris, Dick // Hill; 1/12/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p17
In this article the author discusses aspects of debt limit increase and freezing of Medicaid spending in the U.S.
- As I See It.
SULLIVAN, TOM // Medical Marketing & Media; Jan2011, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p30
The article discusses perspectives on the challenges associated with the creation of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) in relation to the cost of controlled access to healthcare services in the U.S.
- Medical expenditures substantial for diabetic ketoacidosis, severe hypoglycemia in youth.
Kalvaitis, Katie // Endocrine Today; Jan2011, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p27
This article discusses a study on medical expenditures for potentially preventable diabetic ketoacidosis in the U.S.
- Recent or pending changes affecting payers and providers.
Kalvaitis, Katie // Medical Economics; 9/25/2012, Vol. 89 Issue 18, p22
The article mentions several issues affecting healthcare payer-provider relationship in the U.S. which include renewed political pressure to lower the overall healthcare costs, growth of health information exchanges, and creation of an increasing number of accountable care organizations.
- Annual general operating costs for primary care practices.
Kalvaitis, Katie // Medical Economics; 9/25/2012, Vol. 89 Issue 18, p44
A map of the U.S. is presented depicting the total median general operating costs per full-time physician in primary care practices, including costs associated with purchasing new information technology, medical and surgical supplies, furniture and equipment, and administrative services.
- Ancillary costs pound seniors.
Newman, Elizabeth // McKnight's Long-Term Care News; Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p1
The article offers information on the Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. that spend more than available funds on the health care costs in the country.