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Cancer Care and Cost

Richard M. Scheffler

Cancer Care and Cost

Drgs and Beyond

by Richard M. Scheffler

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Health Administration Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patients,
  • Medical care,
  • Cancer,
  • United States,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Treatment,
  • Older people,
  • Congresses,
  • Costs,
  • Economic aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8297475M
    ISBN 100910701458
    ISBN 109780910701457
    OCLC/WorldCa20170249

    Today’s healthcare environment is complicated. When it’s tough to know the true cost and quality of care, you could be overpaying and putting your health at risk. That’s where we come in. Healthcare Bluebook's simple digital tool helps you navigate to the best care for you. Value, Access, and Cost of Cancer Care ethnic and racial groups is paramount to closing these gaps. Economic pressures provide increasing challeng-es to accessing cancer care, from escalating costs, shifting payment models and insurance exchanges to practice consolidation, and administrative and regu-latory burdens.

    DRGs and the financing of cancer care in the United States: new estimates and new issues / Richard M. Scheffler, Kathryn A. Phillips --Health care financing and cancer treatment: a historical overview / Neil C. Andrews --Economic burden of cancer, United States and California / Dorothy P. Rice, Thomas A. Hodgson, Frank Capell. National expenditures associated with cancer have been steadily increasing in the United States. According to the article Projections of the Cost of Cancer Care in the United States: , published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, care for cancer survivors accounted for an estimated $ billion in medical care expenditures in the U.S. in

    Overall, the annual cost of cancer care to the U.S. economy was nearly $ billion in , and that figure could grow as much as 66 percent, to nearly $ billion, by , according to the NCI. The majority of Americans diagnosed with cancer have health insurance to help cover treatment expenses, but out-of-pocket costs can put a big strain. Cancer Support Community So that No One Faces Cancer Alone® 15th Street NW | Suite Washington, DC Cancer Helpline: Phone: Fax: Cancer Support Community is a (c)3 charitable organization.


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