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A Framework for Considering Health Care Cost Containment

Barbara Yondorf

A Framework for Considering Health Care Cost Containment

by Barbara Yondorf

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Published by Natl Conference of State .
Written in English

  • Medical,
  • Health Care Delivery

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    Open LibraryOL12275701M
    ISBN 101580242936
    ISBN 109781580242936

    This glossary, prepared by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation with input from the Center for Health Information and Analysis and the Health Policy Commission, defines some of the key cost containment terms necessary to understand Chapter of the Acts of and the health care cost dialogue in Massachusetts.   Cost containment strategies that can control your health care costs By: SBN Staff | pm EDT January 4, Despite the distractions the Affordable Care Act has caused, employers of all sizes haven’t lost sight of the fact that rising health care costs remain a significant issue that needs to be constantly addressed.

    Cost containment measures that shift financial risks of treating patients from the third-party payer to the provider may have an effect on access to care that other types of cost containment efforts will not have. Capron, supra n at Providers might overcome price-lowering efforts by increasing the number of service units. The federal and state government financed 51% of the estimated hospital expenditures in , while corporations funded 38% and individuals 11% Author: Timothy D Jackson.

    Health Care Cost Containment Corporation. Primary Contact. Simone L. Rockstroh Senior Vice President Client Services Zenith American Solutions Office: Business Cell: Personal Cell: Email: [email protected] Coalition . In , The Commonwealth Fund released its State Scorecard on Health System Performance, which revealed wide state-to-state variation in access to care, cost, efficiency, and shown in Figure 8, quality was highly correlated with access to care, indicating that increased coverage is an important strategy for improving the overall health of a state’s population.

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A Framework for Considering Health Care Cost Containment by Barbara Yondorf Download PDF EPUB FB2

I n managed care, medical services are coordinated by the insurance company to decrease health care costs. The two main types are Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO’s) and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO’s). PPO’s contain cost by negotiating discounts for services with hospitals and physicians as a condition for being included in the organization.

Results: The results of the multicriteria model has enabled us to monitor and assess the health of the population for each municipality at three moments in time (, and ), considering.

Innovations in medical care have led to improvements in quality and quantity of life. Researchers estimated that improvements in medical care contributed to the life expectancy for newborns increasing by almost seven years from to [1]. However, U.S. health spending reached an estimated trillion dollars in and the health share.

Written by a local health economics expert, each of the eight chapters in this timely handbook and ready reference describes the national healthcare system of a different industrialized country. In each case, the specific policies with the highest impact on that respective country over the past years are : Hardcover.

Strategic Management for Health Care Entities: Creative Frameworks for Financial and Operational The health care industry is moving from an emphasis on cost containment to a growing fascination with the concept of value.

Strategic Management for Health Care Entities provides a framework for considering the changes still to come as Cited by: 4. Health Care Cost Containment Committee Meetings. This page was last updated on: Ap HCCCC Members - 9.

Agenda of Meetings Minutes of Meetings ; Meeting Dates: Monday, Janu Monday, Febru Monday, March 9, Monday, Ap The adoption of cost-containment policies likely depends on other policy goals such as quality of care, equity and efficiency. In many instances, the pursuit of a cost-containment strategy may come at the cost of one or more of these goals.

This would require balance of cost-containment efforts with other important health system by: 6. This article adopts an analytical framework developed by Mossialos and Le Grand in 6 to examine recent efforts at health care cost containment in Canada, England, France, and Cited by:   5 M.E.

Chernew et al., “Managed Care, Medical Technology, and Health Care Cost Growth: A Review of the Evidence,” Medical Care Research and Rev no. 3 (): – Crossref Cited by: The Donabedian model is a conceptual model that provides a framework for examining health services and evaluating quality of health care.

According to the model, information about quality of care can be drawn from three categories: “structure,” “process,” and “outcomes.". given policy, we would like to assess the impacts on health care costs for today’s consumers and the impacts on innovation for future consumers and determine whether the policy makes society better off.

To assess the impacts of cost containment on innovation economists have attempted to File Size: KB. The potential conflict between cost containment practices and the preservation of quality care is reviewed and discussed.

Then a framework for considering the present state of knowledge about the relationship between different methods of cost containment and quality is presented.

The view that cost containment poses a threat to the quality of care is advanced Cited by: 3. But the fact remains that health insurance is an expensive benefit, even with the trend toward high-deductible plans combined with health savings accounts that shift more of the cost to employees.

The annual average cost of employer-sponsored health insurance ranges from about $6, for individual coverage to more than $18, for family. Health reform’s three major goals—insurance reform, affordable coverage, and slower cost growth—are all critical.

But effective cost. The Senate‐passed health insurance reform bill as improved by reconciliation contains a series of strong cost containment measures. Indeed, a number of health care experts have pointed out that this bill includes every serious cost‐cutting proposal that has been put Size: KB.

A FOUR-LEVEL MODEL OF THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. In this model, adapted from Ferlie and Shortell (), the health care system is divided into four “nested” levels: (1) the individual patient; (2) the care team, which includes professional care providers (e.g., clinicians, pharmacists, and others), the patient, and family members; (3) the organization (e.g., hospital, Cited by: 1.

In this article, the authors provide an overview of the problem of health care cost containment. Both the growth of health care spending and its underlying causes are discussed.

Further, the authors define cost containment, provide a framework for describing cost-containment strategies, and describe the major cost-containment by: 7.

The IOM has defined quality of care as "the degree to which health care services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge" (IOM, i, p.

21). Cost, access, and quality are the cornerstones of health care delivery, and these issues are the focus of the ongoing debate regarding health care in the United States. We continue to try to find ways to control costs of health care through cost containment initiatives by the government, third-party payers, and employers, and we continue to try to expand access to services.

Health Policy: An Introduction to Process and Power Article (PDF Available) in Health Policy and Planning 88(10) October with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Alan Maynard. • Utilization of health care is driven by need, not demand. • Quantity of health care produced is usually higher than in competitive markets.

• Prices are permanently higher than the true cost of production. Growth of Technology • Growth and intensive use of technology have a direct impact on the escalation of health care cost.Health Care Cost Containment Publication Date: August 8, 1 | P a g e ISSUE The long-term trend of rising health care costs is consuming an increasing share of public and private budgets.

Millions of people in the United States cannot afford health care or health insurance, because costs are outpacing income growth.

Absent a strategy to.Health Cost Containment and Efficiency Strategies Strategy Cost Containment Strategy and Logic Target of Cost Containment Evidence of Effect on Costs 1.

Administrative Simplification in the Health System Streamlining administra-tive functions in the current health system (e.g., standard-ized forms and processes, streamlined claims processing.