The way health care is financed in the United States is changing quickly.
Fee-for-service arrangements in which health care providers exercised great autonomy over health care services financed by third-party payers is quickly giving way to a variety of managed care approaches.
The driving force behind this change is the desire to control the growth of health care cost.
In the simplest term, costs are controlled in a managed care system by controlling the provision of services.
Broadly speaking, 1 of 2 methods is used to control costs.
Either physician behavior or subscriber behavior is modified or limited.
Mots-clés Pascal : Soin intégré, Dermatologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Ethique, Contrôle coût, Homme, Responsabilité professionnelle, health maintenance organization
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Managed care, Dermatology, United States, North America, America, Ethics, Cost control, Human, Occupational responsibility, health maintenance organization
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0510925
Code Inist : 002B08J. Création : 13/02/1998.