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Session: Applications of Health Economics to Medicare and Hospital Efficiency
4240.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Applications of Health Economics to Medicare and Hospital Efficiency
Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the financial pressures facing hospitals; 2. Discuss the correlation between intermittent supplemental prescription drug coverage and preventable hospitalizations; 3. Describe the efficiency of hospitals and the pressure of medical malpractice on healthcare personnel; 4. Understand the determinants of continuation of plans from one year to the next in Medicare managed care market.
Presider(s):Audrey Laporte, PhD
2:30 PMImpact of financial pressure on efficiency in pennsylvania hospitals  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael D. Rosko, PhD, Vivian G. Valdmanis, PhD, Gary D. Ferrier, Ph D
2:45 PMMedical Malpractice: Examining its Effect on Hospital Efficiency
Shalini Bagga, Mahmud Khan, PhD, Praveen Dhankhar, PhD
3:00 PMDo the market size and competition affect the increase in real out-of-pocket premium in Medicare managed care plans?
Chun-Chih Huang, PhD, Mahmud Khan, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Medical Care
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Gerontological Health; Health Administration; Vietnam Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA