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Cost and choice in health care

Cost and choice in health care

the ethical dimension

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Published by King"s Fund Publishing Office in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At foot of title: King Edward"s Hospital Fund for London.

Statementedited by Albert Weale.
ContributionsWeale, Albert., King Edward"s Hospital Fund for London.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 85p. ;
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22341620M
ISBN 101870551850

Many health care system participants, including economists and accountants, believe that most costs in health care are fixed because so much care is . The cost disease asserts that the costs of health care, education, the live performing arts, and a number of other economic activities known as the “personal services” are condemned to rise at a rate significantly greater than the economy’s rate of inflation, as indeed they have throughout the period for which data are available.¹ This.

Chapter 6 The Production, Cost, and Technology of Health Care Chapter 9 Consumer Choice and Demand PART III Information and Insurance Markets Chapter 10 Asymmetric Information and Agency Chapter 11 The Organization of Health Insurance Markets Chapter 12 Managed Care Chapter 13 Nonprofit Firms As directed by the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of , VA implemented the Veterans Choice Program, which allows certain eligible Veterans to elect to receive care from community health care providers closer to home rather than wait for a VA appointment or travel a long distance to a VA facility.

Health Plan Benefits and Choices. Before you choose a health care plan, you should be sure that the plan’s benefits include the services that are most important to you and your employees. The age, gender and existing health of your employees play a big role when deciding what health care plan will best serve them. Post-Acute Care for Residents. Just because you can leave the hospital doesn’t mean you are ready to go home. To help bridge the gap between leaving the hospital and being ready to live at home, Choice Health Management Services facilities offer a variety of skilled nursing services.


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