External Influences On Health Insurance U.S.Medicare • Economic influences: - Financing the care of the non-paying patient - Cost shifting - Cost-effective ... last line of defense for people who need health care and can't pay for it. It is the public hospitals ...
Description: This session from the 1983 SOA Vancouver Meeting discusses national health policy issues in the U.S. and the impact of these issues on the private health insurance business. Issues include health insurance for the unemployed, non-paying patients and cost shifting, competition versus regulation and DRG prospective pricing for Medicare.Hide
- Authors: Gilbert S Omenn, Gerald J Reilly, Richard K Tompkins, Richard J Mellman
- Date: May 1983
- Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
- Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
- Topics: Health & Disability>Health insurance; Social Insurance>Medicare