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Secondary care: reimbursing hospitals

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199237814
eISBN:
9780191717215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237814.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents three alternative reimbursement systems for hospitals, and discusses the pros and cons of each system. In their pure form, none of these systems emerges as the ideal solution, ... More


The Different Measures of Recovery and their Terminology

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter gives an account of the different measures of recovery and elaborates the meaning of the different terms used for those measures. For while ‘reimbursement’, ‘compensation’, ... More


An Overview of Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Sarah J. Goodlin and James Beattie

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides an introduction to the concept of supportive care in heart failure (HF). It starts by presenting the concepts of supportive and palliative care. It addresses the delivery of ... More


Health Reform, Government Initiative, and the Future of American Health Care

Robert I. Field

in Mother of Invention: How the Government Created "Free-Market" Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746750
eISBN:
9780199354528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746750.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) culminated a century of efforts to achieve universal health coverage. They increasingly focused on market approaches, and the ACA followed this trend by relying on ... More


Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Pharmaceuticals play a critical role in the raging debate over how best to advance and improve healthcare in the United States and the rest of the world. Using the analytical tools of economics, this ... More


You Get What You Pay For

Frederick M. Barken

in Out of Practice: Fighting for Primary Care Medicine in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449765
eISBN:
9780801460609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449765.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses a key issue in the financing of primary care: physician reimbursement. It first considers the widening disparity between the obligations of the primary doctor as communicator ... More


The Medical School in Wartime

Antonio M. Gotto and Jennifer Moon

in Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702136
eISBN:
9781501703676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702136.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter describes how Dr. William Ladd's tenure as dean coincided with a period of intense societal change triggered by the Depression. The impact was felt at Cornell, as questions about the ... More


The Continental Doctrine of ‘Negotiorum Gestio’ 1

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter contains an introductory account of the basic scope and meaning of the doctrine of negotiorum gestio. It should again be stressed that it is not here intended to describe the doctrine in ... More


The Position in English Law

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter contains an introductory account of the position in English law. English Law in principle denies the intervener a claim, be it for reward or for mere reimbursement of his expenses. Yet, ... More


Promoting equity through health services

Bo Burström

in Healthcare Public Health: Improving health services through population science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198837206
eISBN:
9780191873966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837206.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The provision of healthcare should be in relation to the need of care, but this is not always the case, as examples given in this chapter illustrate. The impact on equity in the utilization of care ... More


Rule 91: Interlocutory revision by the European Patent Office

Markus Kuczera

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0281
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

If, after the interlocutory revision, the EPO does not make a statement within the required time period, it is expressing that it deems the claimant’s application to be unfounded. This must at ... More


How Medicare Changed the AHCs

Eli Ginzberg

in Teaching Hospitals and the Urban Poor

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082326
eISBN:
9780300133011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082326.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the overall impact of Medicare in the U.S. medical care system. It first provides an overview of the passage of Medicare and then describes how Medicare expanded the financing ... More


At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012829
eISBN:
9780262255431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012829.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The United States and other nations are facing large-scale risks at an accelerating rhythm. In 2005, three major hurricanes—Katrina, Rita, and Wilma—made landfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast within a ... More


Physicians’ Financial Incentives to Personalize Medicine

David H. Howard, Jason Hockenberry, and Guy David

in Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611068
eISBN:
9780226611235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611235.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Advocates for “personalized medicine” tests claim they can reduce health care spending by identifying patients unlikely to benefit from costly treatments. But most tests are imperfect, and so ... More


The Seven Years’ War and the Politics of Empire

Justin du Rivage

in Revolution Against Empire: Taxes, Politics, and the Origins of American Independence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300214246
eISBN:
9780300227659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214246.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter offers an account of the British debate over the war. Although establishment Whigs were initially reluctant to commit money and men to rebuff French encroachments in North America, ... More


Government as Plaintiff

in Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226567600
eISBN:
9780226567624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567624.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter concentrates on litigation by the government to recover the additional increment of expenditures from the public fisc said to be caused by a defendant industry's wrongful conduct. It ... More


The Medicaid Program

Thomas Buchmueller, John C. Ham, and Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

in Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume I

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226370477
eISBN:
9780226370507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226370507.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In both its costs and the number of its enrollees, Medicaid is the largest means-tested transfer program in the United States. It is also a fundamental part of the health care system, providing ... More


The Effect of Tuition Reimbursement on Turnover: A Case Study Analysis

Colleen Flaherty Manchester

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Gary S. Becker's (1964) seminal work on investment in human capital makes a fundamental distinction between general and firm-specific skills, which has implications for investment and employee ... More


Cost Growth in Medicare: 1992 to 2006

Amitabh Chandra, Lindsay Sabik, and Jonathan S. Skinner (eds)

in Explorations in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903378
eISBN:
9780226903385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903385.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines trends in Medicare spending from 1992 to 2006 across all hospital referral regions (HRRs) in the United States. The cost growth has been segregated into changes in the ... More


The U.S. Medical Care System for the Elderly

David M. Cutler and David A. Wise

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates the structure of the American medical care system, especially the system of care for the elderly. It concentrates on three sets of interactions: coverage rules (how people ... More


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