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Health care cost control (1 - 10 of 96 items)
Indian Health Service:
Capping Payment Rates for Nonhospital Services Could Save Millions of Dollars for Contract Health Services
Published: Apr 11, 2013. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 2013.
Preventive Health Activities:
Available Information on Federal Spending, Cost Savings, and International Comparisons Has Limitations
Published: Dec 6, 2012. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 2013.
Medicare Physician Feedback Program:
CMS Faces Challenges with Methodology and Distribution of Physician Reports
Published: Aug 12, 2011. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 2011.
Private Health Insurance:
Research on Competition in the Insurance Industry
Published: Jul 31, 2009. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 2009.
Trends in Fees, Utilization, and Expenditures for Imaging Services before and after Implementation of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
Published: Sep 26, 2008. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2008.
Medicare Part B Imaging Services:
Rapid Spending Growth and Shift to Physician Offices Indicate Need for CMS to Consider Additional Management Practices
Published: Jun 13, 2008. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2008.
Medicare Physician Payment:
Care Coordination Programs Used in Demonstration Show Promise, but Wider Use of Payment Approach May Be Limited
Published: Feb 15, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2008.
Highlights of a Forum:
Health Care 20 Years From Now--Taking Steps Today to Meet Tomorrow's Challenges
Published: Sep 7, 2007. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 2007.
Medicare Physician Services:
Use of Services Increasing Nationwide and Relatively Few Beneficiaries Report Major Access Problems
Published: Jul 21, 2006. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 2006.
Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiary Access to Physician Services:
Trends in Utilization of Services, 2000 to 2002
Published: Jan 12, 2005. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 2005.