In an effort to assure quality and contain costs, several major private health insurers now restrict payment of transplantation procedures to designated programs, often referred to as centers of excellence.
These insurers underwrite coverage for over 100 million people.
Few transplantation programs meet the criteria set forth by insurers, thus raising concerns about patient access to care.
The criteria being used by five private insurers and Medicare were obtained and reviewed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Traitement, Homme, Etude statistique, Chirurgie, Homotransplantation, Organe, Programme, Organisme publique, Organisme privé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Treatment, Human, Statistical study, Surgery, Homotransplantation, Organ, Program
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0381754
Code Inist : 002B30B. Création : 199406.