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Published by Center for General Health Services Intramural Research, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in Rockville, MD (Executive Office Center, Suite 501, 2101 East Jefferson St., Rockville 20852) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hospitals -- United States -- Administration -- Costs,
  • Hospital care -- Contracting out -- United States -- Statistics

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Other titlesAre contract managed hospitals more efficient?
SeriesProvider studies research note -- 21, AHCPR pub -- no. 94-0004
ContributionsCenter for General Health Services Intramural Research (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination22, [2] p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14956176M

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Results of the analysis on a sample of contract-managed hospitals and unaffiliated hospitals reveal important differences between contract-managed and traditionally managed hospitals as. In , one of every seven U.S. hospitals with nearly 10 percent of the nation's hospital beds belonged to an investor-owned multi-hospital system, defined as three or more hospitals that are owned, managed, or leased by a single investor-owned organization Cobbs, D. American Hospital Association, Center for Multi-Institutional Arrangements, personal communication; American Hospital Cited by: 9. Hospital contract management: a descriptive profile. Results of the analysis on a sample of contract-managed hospitals and unaffiliated hospitals reveal important differences between contract-managed and traditionally managed hospitals as well as among contract management organizations. These findings are discussed in terms of their Cited by: 7. Background. Over the past fifteen years, much has been learned about how managed care affects plan–hospital contracting and hospital prices. 4 Following is a brief review of the literature. Selective contracting was one of the major innovations of managed care that changed competitive dynamics in the hospital sector and increased plans' negotiating leverage with by:

Make sure that Member is only in those Product lines you have agreed to contract. Example - Member will be limited to Commercial HMO, and not Medicare HMO. "Participating Hospital" means a duly licensed hospital which has entered into an agreement with Network to. Rural hospitals represent almost half of all short-stay nonfederal general hospitals in the United States, but have been more severely affected than their urban counterparts by changes in. Christine Bishop and Avi Dor "Urban-Rural Differences in Nursing Home Costs: Some Policy Implications," Inquiry, 31(2), Summer Dor, Avi "Contract-Managed Hospitals: Are They More Efficient?" AHCPR Research No April Dor, Avi and Jacques van der Gaag. "Health Care Provider Choice in the Ivory Coast," in. 4sAnalyst gives AMI hospitals mixed reviews () Hospitals, Jan. 1, p. 22; HCA hospitals' costs, efficiency studied () Hospitals, Feb. 1, p. 21; Humana hos- pitals found more efficient, less costly than average U.S. hospital () Hospitals, Ma p. 22; NME hospitals expensive but efficient () Hospitals, p. 21; Knowles.