The consequences of paying Medicare HMOs and health care prepayment plans their costs
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Published by Mathematica Policy Research in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English


  • Health insurance,
  • Health Maintenance Organizations,
  • Medicare,
  • Prepaid Health Plans,
  • Economics,
  • Health maintenance organizations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementauthors, Merrile Sing ... [et al.].
ContributionsMathematica Policy Research, Inc
LC ClassificationsRA410.53 C67 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25578444M

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HMOs' Profits on Their Medicare Risk Plans. Princeton: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; Feb, Stern RS, Juhn PI, Gertler PJ, Epstein AM. A Comparison of Length of Stay and Costs for Health Maintenance Organizations and Fee-for-Service Patients. Archives of . - Health care costs 10% of GDP to health care (US it is 15%). - Canadians spend on average more days in the hospital and see physicians more often compared to patients in the US. - Lower health care costs in Canada due to mostly: (a) lower administrative costs ( % higher in the US). Medicare Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) are private plans that the federal government pays to administer Medicare benefits. Like all Medicare Advantage Plans, HMOs must provide you with the same benefits, rights, and protections as Original Medicare, but they may do so with different rules, restrictions, and HMOs offer additional benefits, such as vision and hearing care.   Most plans require you to go to their network of doctors and health providers.   Since Medicare Advantage Plans can’t pick their customers (they must accept any Medicare-eligible.