• insurers
  • After the Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans were developed, however, the traditional insurers noted the community rating practices and realized that they could enter the market and attract the healthier community members with lower rates than the community rates. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Although out-of-pocket costs are reduced for consumers, controlling for other factors, the plans don't affect total expenditures and payments by insurers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The plan would use tax-code changes to encourage the consolidation of insurers and providers into single entities. (aapsonline.org)
  • entities
  • Kaiser Permanente is administered through eight regions, including one parent and six subordinate health plan entities, one hospital entity, and nine separate, affiliated medical groups: In addition to the regional entities, in 1996, the then-twelve Permanente Medical Groups created The Permanente Federation, a separate entity, which focuses on standardizing patient care and performance under one name and system of policies. (wikipedia.org)
  • federally
  • Few professional health care training programs address disability issues in their curriculums , and most federally funded health disparities research does not recognize or include people with disabilities as a disparity population. (ncd.gov)
  • practice
  • The AMA took this stance in response to the prepaid group practices in existence at the time (although few in number) and to the findings in 1932 of the Committee on the Cost of Medical Care a highly visible private group of leaders from medicine, dentistry, public health, consumers, and so forth that recommended the expansion of group practice as an efficient health care delivery system. (docplayer.net)
  • The AMA s opposition set the tone for continued state and local medical society resistance to prepaid group practice at the state and local medical society levels. (docplayer.net)
  • wages
  • Health insurance was an attractive means to recruit and retain workers during a labor shortage for two reasons: Unions supported employment-based health insurance, and workers' health benefits were not subject to income tax or Social Security payroll taxes, as were cash wages. (ebri.org)
  • benefits
  • Although businesses pursued the HMO model for its alleged cost containment benefits, some research indicates that private HMO plans don't achieve any significant cost savings over non-HMO plans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Below is a compilation of key dates in the history of health insurance benefits as they have evolved in the United States. (ebri.org)
  • 1968 Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. begins to self-fund health benefits. (ebri.org)
  • The only tax-deductible medical benefits would be premiums for ``Accountable Health Plans'' (AHPs), probably in an amount limited to the lowest premium offered in the region. (aapsonline.org)
  • A tax of 34% would be imposed on any ``excess'' (or unqualified) health benefits that employers offered. (aapsonline.org)
  • coverage
  • During World War II, the number of persons with employment-based health insurance coverage started to increase for several reasons. (ebri.org)
  • The most popular form of health insurance coverage includes either no deductible before the insurance company begins paying bills, or an annual deductible of only $25 to $100, with the patient paying no more than 20 per cent of the total bill after paying the initial deductible. (washingtonpost.com)
  • 1) Coverage would be limited to treatments judged effective by the National Health Board. (aapsonline.org)
  • Different health insurance provides different levels of financial protection and the scope of coverage can vary widely, with more than 40 percent of insured individuals reporting that their plans do not adequately meet their needs as of 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • They also frequently lack either health insurance or coverage for necessary services such as specialty care, long-term care, care coordination, prescription medications, durable medical equipment, and assistive technologies. (ncd.gov)
  • specialty
  • Unharmed and only 9% plan to issue specialty license plates Period required rather than stay there Your rental online as normal Of the car hire though (nor mastercard, i think) Isn't it? (greenhavenga.org)
  • group
  • These prepaid plans restricted users to a particular medical group. (thebalance.com)
  • Each Permanente Medical Group operates as a separate for-profit partnership or professional corporation in its individual territory, and while none publicly reports its financial results, each is primarily funded by reimbursements from its respective regional Kaiser Foundation Health Plan entity. (wikipedia.org)
  • AMA delegates say they will accept the plan if (among other conditions) the AMA is exempted from antitrust laws to allow group negotiations (AM News 12/21/- 92). (aapsonline.org)
  • People with disabilities comprise the largest and most important health care consumer group in the United States, yet the Institute of Medicine and others have warned that Federal agencies, policymakers, and health care systems have not yet responded to the broad-ranging implications, for individuals and for society, of the demographic increase in disability as the population ages. (ncd.gov)
  • In 1932, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a strong position against prepaid group practices, favoring instead indemnity-type insurance that protects the policyholder from expenses by reimbursement. (docplayer.net)
  • annual
  • If you bring up that you're having an issue with this or that at your annual physical, a place and time that you think is correct to bring up a new issue, you have to pay extra. (musing-minds.com)
  • purchase
  • Let's be able to purchase HMO type plans that suit ours and our family's needs. (musing-minds.com)
  • Economists have recognized for some time that the federal income tax structure subsidizes, or at least encourages, the purchase of health insurance. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Involved in an auto accident Types of deals to find the most expensive place on each policy Values this car is in great condition We pay for long-term care association news costs for a new quote or better rate Is that most people purchase these policies are issued by colorado insurance company of massachusetts. (greenhavenga.org)
  • include
  • Maybe we want a plan that will include maternity. (musing-minds.com)
  • These barriers include health care provider stereotypes about disability, lack of appropriate training, and a lack of accessible medical facilities and examination equipment, sign language interpreters, and individualized accommodations. (ncd.gov)