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Increasingly, consumers have multiple health insurance options. New information is being developed to help consumers with these choices.
Jan 1, 2002
Paper describes the prevalence of formal risk adjustment of payments made to health plans by Medicare, Medicaid, state governments, and private payers
Jan 1, 2001
1998 National Research Corporation Healthcare Market Guide Survey queried household members primarily responsible for family health care decisions.
The 1996 Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA), which became effective in January 1998, is scheduled to expire in September 2001.
To compare models for the case-mix adjustment of consumer reports and ratings of health care.
Managed care plans for large government-sponsored insurance programs can reduce utilization and maintain patient access and satisfaction.
Jan 1, 2000
Limits protect the insurer against high costs, not the individual.
This study produced 10 items that are compatible with the CAHPS core items and are recommended for inclusion as supplemental CAHPS survey items.
Coverage for mental health services, prescription drugs, dental care, and vision care in employer-sponsored health insurance plans expanded.
The Ohio state case study demonstrates that 'parity' -- equal benefits for drug abuse and mental health (ADM) and medical care -- level benefits for ADM care are affordable under managed care.
Dec 31, 1998
Assessed that degree to which employees favor preferred providers and whether the PPO participants are a narrow, specialized segment.
Dec 31, 1986