*  Impact of Hypertension on Healthcare Costs Among Children
This study demonstrates a major influence of prehypertension and hypertension on healthcare costs in a large cohort of children ... The largest cost component for all 3 BP groups was outpatient care, followed by pharmacy and inpatient care.. There were ... few studies have assessed their combined impact on healthcare costs. This study estimates healthcare costs related to BP and ... with healthcare costs in children. Although BMI status was also statistically significantly associated with costs, the major ...
  http://www.ajmc.com/journals/issue/2014/2014-vol20-n8/impact-of-hypertension-on-healthcare-costs-among-children
*  UC Davis study finds that "patient-centered care" lowers health-care costs
... according to new research from UC Davis Health System. ... role in their own health care can help lower medical costs and ... reduce the need for some health-care services, ... as were total health-care charges and specialty-care charges, ... them to take a more active role in their own health care can help lower medical costs and reduce the need for some health-care ... UC Davis study finds that "patient-centered care" lowers health-care costs. ...
  http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/5504
*  Boomers Need Health-Care Costs Reality Check | Fox Business
... yet many boomers are planning adequately to cover the costs in retirement. ... Health-care costs have been steadily rising over the decades, ... Boomers Need Health-Care Costs Reality Check. By Casey Dowd ... which doesn't include the cost of long-term care insurance.. Annual costs for health-care insurance for retirees are often ... The health care liability system and the costs of defensive medicine are also cited as factors for pushing the costs up. ...
  http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2012/08/16/boomers-need-health-care-costs-reality-check.html
*  Wellness programs reduce medical costs | BenefitsPRO
Employers using wellness programs are seeing a 6.1 percent average annual medical cost trend reduction and a 13.5 percent ... average annual medical cost trend reduction among members with core conditions, according to a recent study. ... "Employers are continuously searching for responsible ways to reduce health care spending, which has grown to over 25 percent of ... on behalf of Interactive Health Solutions Inc, a provider of performance-based health management solutions for employers. ...
  http://www.benefitspro.com/2012/08/24/wellness-programs-reduce-medical-costs-by-6-percen
*  U.S. immunization program averted $402 billion in direct costs - UPI.com
402 billion in direct costs and $1.5 trillion in societal costs. ... care at a federally qualified health center or rural health ... 1.5 trillion in societal costs. "After accounting for $107 billion in direct costs and $121 billion in societal costs of ... Home / Health News 20-year immunization program spares millions of U.S. children from disease, 732,000 deaths. For U.S. ... Survey: 1 in 5 older people has experienced racial, age bias in medical care 4 hours ago ago THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Nearly ...
  https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2014/04/24/20-year-immunization-program-spares-millions-of-US-children-from-disease-732000-deaths/6811398371912/?spt=mps&or=5
*  DMOZ - Health: Organizations: Grant-Making Foundations
Assists transplant candidates and recipients with the cost of transplant care when insurance or government programs do not ... Missouri Foundation for Health Develops and funds programs to meet health care needs in the region. Gives application ... Washington Square Health Foundation Grants funds in order to promote and maintain access to adequate healthcare for all people ... new services and innovations in health care. Includes complete eligibility and application guidelines. ...
  http://dmoztools.net/Health/Organizations/Grant-Making_Foundations/
*  DiVA - Search result
... health care utilization and health care-related costs (III,IV).. Methods. The initial study involved retrospective collection ... Cost of heart failure in Swedish primary healthcare2005In: Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, ISSN 0281-3432, E-ISSN ... Conclusion. Hospital care accounts for the largest cost but the cost in primary healthcare is larger than previously shown. The ... Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Local Health Care Services in Central Östergötland, Primary Health Care in Central County. ...
  http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/resultList.jsf?dswid=-3846&p=151&fs=false&language=en&searchType=SIMPLE&query=&af=%5B%5D&aq=%5B%5B%7B%22organisationId%22%3A%221800%22%7D%5D%5D&aq2=%5B%5B%5D%5D&aqe=%5B%5D&noOfRows=50&sortOrder=author_sort_asc&onlyFullText=false&sf=all
*  Healthcare Village | Alter Inspire
Berwick GDP Healthcare healthcare costs healthcare insurance healthcare reform healthcare reform law healthcare system health ... Tags: Democrats, GOP, health insurance, healthcare reform, Nancy Pelosi, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, President ... Healthcare Costs Starting to Slow Down. Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 The increase annually in healthcare costs appears to be ... "Healthcare costs are going to continue to grow significantly and for your own health and your own wealth and financial good, ...
  https://alterinspire.com/index.php/category/healthcare-village/
*  Healthcare costs in the Danish randomised controlled lung cancer CT-screening trial - Danish National Research Database-Den...
Health Care Costs; Humans; Lung Neoplasms; Male; Mass Screening; Middle Aged; Tomography, X-Ray Computed Main Research Area: ... Total healthcare costs and healthcare utilisation data for both the primary and the secondary healthcare sector were retrieved ... The objective of this study was to analyse healthcare costs and healthcare utilisation of participants in the Danish lung ... this difference was attributable to the costs of the CT-screening programme. Overall healthcare costs were higher for the true- ...
  http://www.forskningsdatabasen.dk/catalog/260199762
*  BUSINESS & FINANCE
350,000 to pay for most of their health-care costs. Not everyone can afford their health care - more people have had trouble ... Unexpected health-care costs. More than half (60%) of respondents over 50 years old said they were worried they would have to ... Health-care costs might be dangerously underestimated - today, a couple might need $ ... possibly because of the impact of government policies or a lack of savings to cover health-care costs, according to the ...
  http://www.soothingemotions.com/business--finance
*  Nursing Best Practice Smoking Cessation Initiative
Furthermore, there are direct and indirect health-care costs, as the use of tobacco is also a risk factor for serious acute and ... 4.4 billion in direct health-care costs (Government of Canada, 2016)3.. RNAO's Tobacco Intervention (TI) Initiative is ... In Canada, the health and economic costs associated with tobacco use are estimated to total $17 billion annually, including $ ... public health units, and primary care settings, i.e., CHCs, FHTs, and NP led clinics. These sites implement the Third Edition ...
  http://rnao.ca/print/1325
*  Cost of Diabetes Increases 41% in 5 Years
Total per-capita health expenditures are higher among women than men ($8,331 vs $7,458). Total per-capita health care ... The study, Economic Costs of Diabetes in the US in 2012, includes direct medical costs of $176 billion, which reflects costs ... Most of the cost for diabetes care in the US, 62.4%, is provided by government insurance. The rest is paid for by private ... The per-capita cost of medical care attributed to diabetes was $6,649 in 2007 and $7,900 in 2012, a 19% increase. ...
  http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2012/3/20/FinalRule/?blogid=10737418615&id=10737429845
*  AARP Health Care Costs Calculator
Use the AARP Health Care Costs Calculator to estimate what you may pay for healthcare coverage. ... The AARP Health Care Costs Calculator is an educational tool designed to estimate your health care costs in retirement. You can ... Recipe for Saving on Health Care Costs. Maria's recipe for success may save her more than $45,000 on health care costs when she ... Amp Up Savings for Future Health Costs. Daniel discovered he may save more than $35,000 in future health care costs by lowering ...
  https://www.aarp.org/retirement/the-aarp-healthcare-costs-calculator/
*  Health care costs - Chicago Tribune
... choice of providers long before the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, steering patients to preferred doctors and hospitals ... But aside from the occasional high-profile dust-up, insurers hesitated to exclude providers from their networks when costs went ... But aside from the occasional high-profile dust-up, insurers hesitated to exclude providers from their networks when costs went ... But aside from the occasional high-profile dust-up, insurers hesitated to exclude providers from their networks when costs went ...
  http://www.chicagotribune.com/la-ed-health-narrow-networks-20140207-001-photo.html
*  HEALTH CARE'S HIGH COST - NYTimes.com
Taking a Scalpel to Health Care Costs'' (Jan. 8) prompted an unusually strong response from readers. Some of their comments ... HEALTH CARE'S HIGH COST. Published: February 5, 1989. The article, ''Taking a Scalpel to Health Care Costs'' (Jan. 8) prompted ... At $258 a day for room and board, my 17-day hospital stay cost Blue Cross $4,386. The remainder of the bill for those 17 days ...
  http://www.nytimes.com/1989/02/05/business/l-health-care-s-high-cost-847189.html
*  Infographic: Visualizing Health Care Costs
... of health care costs; how health care costs are putting pressure on US families; how the United States spends more per person ... Visualizing Health Care Costs. September's Visualizing Health Policy, a new monthly feature in JAMA, illustrates how health ... for health care than other countries; and how the cost of health insurance premiums has increased in the past decade for both ... The infographic, created by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), shows how health care spending is unevenly distributed within ...
  http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2012/9/26/KFFInfographic/?blogmonth=7&blogday=25&blogyear=2013&blogid=10737418615
*  Health Care Cost and Value - RWJF
... community organizations and other stakeholders to help achieve better health outcomes for individuals and families, more ... The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is working with health systems, policy-makers, ... Health Care Cost and Value. RWJF is engaging health care providers, policymakers, and consumer groups in efforts to provide the ... right health care at the right price, stem rising health care costs, and improve overall health outcomes for individuals, ...
  https://www.rwjf.org/en/our-focus-areas/topics/health-care-cost-and-value.html
*  Finding Low-Cost Mental Health Care
Get tips on finding low-cost or free mental health care in this article for teens. ... If you need mental health care but don't think you can afford it, you're not alone. ... Finding Low-Cost Mental Health Care. Resources. Please Note: By clicking a link to any resource listed on this page, you will ... This website contains all the information you need to understand your health care. ...
  http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/mhealth-care.html?view=rr
*  Health care shift raises costs - Washington Business Journal
... health care - hospitals acquiring physicians' practices - is leading to sharply higher fees as the new owners levy ou ... ... A structural shift sweeping U.S. health care - hospitals acquiring physicians' practices - is leading to sharply higher fees as ... the new owners levy outpatient and other costs often for no change in services, The Wall Street Journal reported. ...
  https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/morning_call/2012/08/health-care-shift-raises-cost.html
*  Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System - Wikipedia
... www.seniorplanning.org/altcs-arizona-long-term-care.html Health Plan Contact Information General Arizona Health Care Cost ... Iasis Healthcare) Health Net Maricopa Health Plan (University of Arizona Health) Mercy Care Plan (St. Joseph's Hospital and ... The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is the name of the Medicaid program in the state of Arizona. As with ... In 1987, under a policy recommended by the AHCCCS, the Arizona state legislature voted to extend health care to some pregnant ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona_Health_Care_Cost_Containment_System
*  Study: Government Health Care Costs Climbing : NPR
A new study published in the journal Health Affairs shows that the government will account for half of all health care spending ... Study: Government Health Care Costs Climbing David Wessel, deputy Washington bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal, talks ... A new study published in the journal Health Affairs shows that the government will account for half of all health care spending ... A new study published in the journal Health Affairs shows that the government will account for half of all health care spending ...
  https://www.npr.org/2005/03/03/4520845/study-government-health-care-costs-climbing
*  Circumcision can cut health care costs - SFGate
in the past decade, studies have increasingly shown that removing the foreskin of the penis has significant health benefits, ... worth of unnecessary medical costs in the United States as the boys grow up and become sexually active men, researchers at ... increases that far surpass the costs associated with the procedure. [...] ... lifetime health care costs for all the babies born in a year would go up by $505 million. That works out to $313 in added costs ...
  http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Circumcision-can-cut-health-care-costs-3805183.php
*  Telemedicine Services Help Reduce Health Care Costs
... as a lower-cost option to consult with doctors and physicians for health concerns. ... Companies Use Telemedicine, Health Centers to Cut Costs. Faced with rising premiums, employers turn to new ways to deliver care ... opening workplace health centers and exploring other nontraditional ways to deliver and pay for health care. ... Learn about health discoveries, explore brain games and read great articles in the 'Your Health' Newsletter ...
  https://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2017/telemedicine-lower-health-care-costs-fd.html
*  Cut Health-Care Costs - But How? - CSMonitor.com
Having failed to articulate a concrete strategy for reducing health-care costs during his drive for the presidency, Clinton ... Yet the thorny question of how to get wildly inflationary health-care costs under control while simultaneously expanding access ... In health care, the "quality" of a service embraces a variety of patient concerns: outcomes, amenities, caring, relief of ... Consider a few side-effects of limiting health-care expenditures: lower incomes for physicians and other health professionals; ...
  https://www.csmonitor.com/1992/1119/19191.html
*  health care costs Archives | PLANADVISER
Tag: health care costs. Data & Research January 26, 2018. Health Care Costs Negatively Affecting Workers' Financial Picture Of ... Few Americans Preparing for Long-Term Health Care Savings Only 41% of consumers surveyed understand what long-term health care ... who say their health care costs have increased, more than one-quarter have decreased their retirement plan contributions. ... and only one-third are confident they are saving at an appropriate rate to cover long-term health care needs. ...
  https://www.planadviser.com/tag/health-care-costs/