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The effects of provider control of Blue Shield plans

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by Richard J. Arnould

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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health insurance

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Arnould... David Eisenstadt...
    SeriesFaculty working papers - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Commerce and Business Administration -- no. 645, Faculty working papers -- no. 645.
    ContributionsEisenstadt, David Michael, 1951-, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24831270M
    OCLC/WorldCa6186875

    Until the last decade or so, most traditional insurance plans covered serious illness but not routine care. Blue Cross had separate plans for doctor visits and hospitalizations. In most plans, patients would pay the cost of check‐ups and preventive testing. Insurance covered costs associated with a diagnosed illness and with :// /managed-care-as-a-means-of-cost-control.   QUALITY MANAGEMENT FOR HEALTH CARE DELIVERY By Brent C. James, M.D. Blue Shield plans and by various major employers groups. All this book rests would have been possible outside of the health delivery system that IHC's leaders have built over the past 15 ://


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