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Consumer-Directed Healthcare and Its Implications for Providers

Consumer-Directed Healthcare and Its Implications for Providers - 05 edition

Consumer-Directed Healthcare and Its Implications for Providers - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9781567932416

ISBN10: 156793241X

Consumer-Directed Healthcare and Its Implications for Providers by Robert S. Bonney - ISBN 9781567932416
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: American College of Health Care Administrators
Published: 2005
International: No
Consumer-Directed Healthcare and Its Implications for Providers by Robert S. Bonney - ISBN 9781567932416

ISBN13: 9781567932416

ISBN10: 156793241X

Edition: 05

Summary

Consumer-Directed Healthcare and Its Implications for Providers will arm your organization to respond to increasing demands. It explains what consumer-directed products are entering the market, how to position your organization to respond to these models, and what strategies to use during negotiations with insurers. A payer contract checklist is included to help you evaluate contracts.The book also touches on the effect consumer-directed care will have on teaching hospitals and those hospitals providing a greater portion of indigent care. The author explores possible long-term scenarios, including a return to billed charges, rates based on a percentage of Medicare, and the development of a national health plan.

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