- The New Threat to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. Gorin, Stephen H. // Health & Social Work;Aug2011, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p165
The author reflects on legislation titled The Path to Prosperity: Restoring America's Promise, a controversial budget proposal developed by U.S. Representative Paul Ryan in 2011 which may become law in 2012 and proposes to transform Medicare from a defined benefit plan to essentially a defined...
- The harms of overtreatment. Lenzer, Jeanne // Center for Medical Consumers;Oct2012, p1
An introduction to the article "Unnecessary care: Are doctors in denial and is profit driven healthcare to blame?," published within the issue is presented.
- The 5's. Lessons learned in Medicare demos. WEINSTOCK, MATTHEW // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2012, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p20
The article reports on research which the U.S. Congressional Budget Office conducted on disease management and value-based purchasing in Medicare and which was discussed in a report which the office released in January of 2012. A discussion of suggestions which the office made following its...
- Australia's health funding is sustainable. // Lamp;Sep2014, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p24
Information about trade body New South Wales Nurses and Midwives' Association's 2014 annual conference held in Sydney, New South Wales is presented. Australian Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey and Minister for Health Peter Dutton discussed the disadvantages of maintaining the health care system and...
- Abandoning Medicare and Medicaid. Bernard, Jack A. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2017, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p9
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Urban League CEO Morial: Social, Economic Equity Are Inextricably Linked to Health," by Laurie Larson published in the December 14, 2016 issue.
- Trends In Retiree Health Insurance, 1997-2003. Buchmueller, Thomas; Johnson, Richard W.; Lo Sasso, Anthony T. // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1507
Although millions of older Americans rely on employer-sponsored retiree health benefits to help pay their medical expenses, declines in this coverage have been documented, Using data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, our findings reveal steady erosion in retiree health benefits since...
- A perfect storm may threaten the private practice model. Saver, Joel // Medical Economics;5/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p76
In this article, the author discusses the trends in private physicians practices. He argues that physicians are working harder for less pay and others have experienced a 20% rejection rate from insurers on first-time preauthorization requests for drugs. He contends that patient demand had a...
- Dear prudence…. Byett, Anthony // Chartered Accountants Journal;Jun2003, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p43
Discusses various aspects of the national budget in New Zealand. Efforts of the government sector to reduce its operating expenses; Increase in expenditures in the private sector; Implications for the costs of health care.
- Government puts pressure on private sector to pay for removal of PIP implants. O'Dowd, Adrian // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/14/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7839, p2
The article reports on the move of the British government to encourage women who received a particular type of breast implants from France to have them removed at no personal cost particularly those from French company Poly Implant ProsthÃ¨se (PIP).