What is the purpose of clinical practice guidelines?
A service is cost-efficient when:
Compared to other nations, the U.S. uses a larger share of its economic resources for health care.
Prevention and lifestyle behavior changes to promote health are not major foci of the medical model.
Whether payment for health care services is made by the government or by a private insurance company, individual patients pay a price far higher than the actual cost of the service.
Managed care increased the rate of growth in health spending between 1993 and 2000.
Health care costs for the elderly are nearly 3 times more than those for the non-elderly.
What is meant by the term health care costs?
What is Gross Domestic Product (GDP)?
What is the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS)?
The U.S. has never imposed price controls on the health care industry.
Approximately what percentage of GDP is spent on health care?
What are administrative costs?
What are the main activities of risk management?
What is the main reason for the lack of success of health care cost control efforts in the U.S.?
The Donabedian Model includes all of the following elements except:
Why should rising health care costs be controlled?