Controls on inpatient admissions and the lengthy stay

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Controls on inpatient admissions and the lengthy stay in the hospitals Establishment of cost sharing for the outpatient surgeryIntensive management of high cost services in the health care industry.Managed Care’s role in promoting HealthControlled cost:The control of costs have ensured that all patients who seek medication will not be turned away but rather they can meet hospital billsProvision of health incentives: This ensures that all people can register for health insurance which caters for hospital bills when they fell sick.Cost sharing:The cost sharing between the government and the health care providers have led towidespread and increased availability of health care services to the entire population.The promotion of preventative carehave created awareness of personal health care services in order to reduce the risks accompanied by personal hygiene, eating habits among others.Page 4of 7
Unit 3 System ProcessesType: Individual ProjectIn conclusion, managed care has increased efficiency in the health care industry. This have improved the quality of services in the hospitals. It has also improved the lives of many American citizens. We estimated models of patient treatment, costs, and outcomes using ordinaryleast squares and logistic regression. The independent variables of primary interest were market-area managed care penetration and competition. The models included controls for patient, hospital, and other market area characteristics. The level of managed care activity in the health care market affects the process of care for Medicare fee-for-service AMI patients. Spillovers from managed care activity to patients with other types of insurance are more likely when managed care organizations have greater market power. The presence of managed care organizations in a health care market may affect health care delivery for both managed care and

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