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Quality & cost containment

Texas. Governor"s Task Force on State Employee Health Insurance.

Quality & cost containment

by Texas. Governor"s Task Force on State Employee Health Insurance.

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Published by The Task Force in [Austin, Tex.] (1110 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin 78786) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Health -- Texas -- Cost control,
    • Employer-sponsored health insurance -- Texas -- Cost control

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesQuality and cost containment.
      StatementGovernor"s Task Force on State Employee Health Insurance.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7102.U5 T465 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2667605M
      LC Control Number85622558

        The annual average cost of employer-sponsored health insurance ranges from about $6, for individual coverage to more than $18, for family coverage, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation study. Even with the employee paying on average about 18 percent of that premium, what's left is still a big chunk of change - especially for a. Cost containment: peer review. Medical review of utilization and quality carried out directly by, or under the supervision of physicians Cost containment: competitive approach.

      cost containment: The process of controlling the expenses required to operate an organization or perform a project within pre-planned budgetary constraints. The cost containment process is an important management function that helps keep costs down to only necessary and intended expenses in order to satisfy financial targets. BACKGROUND: Although there is broad policy consensus that both cost containment and quality improvement are critical, the association between costs and quality is poorly understood. PURPOSE: To systematically review evidence of the association between health care quality and by:

        By creating a recruiting and selection process with cost containment in mind, HR can contribute directly to cost-containment strategies company wide. In fact, the cost of hiring an employee or replacing an old one (turnover) can be as high as $9, for a position that pays $60,   Cost is one of the key performance indicators for projects. Involved in controlling costs are processes centered around planning, estimating, budgeting, financing, funding and managing costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget. Browse or search all Cost .


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Cost Containment and Quality Improvement Prioritized by States. Printer-friendly version. The rising cost of health care and new research about variation in quality of care have spurred many states to focus on increasing value in their respective health care systems. States want better value for their health care dollar, first in the public.

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service ('delivery') quality will be important. Quality and cost. Recent research has clearly demarcated two major areas—quality waste and productivity—in which high health care quality can lead to substantially lower costs. The pursuit of high quality provides a rational system for cost containment.

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