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Health Care Reform or More Affordable Health Care?
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2016-06-17)
This article investigates the impact on the U.S. economy of making health care more affordable. We compare health care cost reductions with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) using a rich life cycle ...
Cost-of-illness study in a retrospective cohort of patients with dementia in Lima, Peru
(Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento, 2015)
Dementia is a major cause of dependency and disability among older persons, and imposes huge economic burdens. Only a few cost-of-illness studies for dementia have been carried out in middle and low-income countries. ...
Real daily costs of patients admitted to public intensive care unitsCostos reales de tratamientos intensivos por paciente y día cama
(SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, BERNARDA MORIN 488 PROVIDENCIA, CASILLA 168 CORREO 55, SANTIAGO 9, 00000, CHILE, 2013)
Decentralization and equity of resource allocation: Evidence from Colombia and Chile
Objective: To investigate the relation between decentralization and equity of resource allocation in Colombia and Chile. Methods: The "decision space" approach and analysis of expenditures and utilization rates were used ...
Hospital costs related to streptococcal meningitis among children in Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo State, Brazil
(CADERNOS SAUDE PUBLICARIO DE JANIERO, 2012)
Knowledge of hospital costs is highly important for public health decision-making. This study aimed to estimate direct hospital costs related to pneumococcal meningitis in children 13 years or younger in the city of Sao ...
Avaliação de custos das internações de gestantes diabéticas de um Hospital Universitário do interior de São Paulo
This study aimed at identifying the hospitalization costs of pregnant women with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) at a University Hospital. It is an observational, quantitative study with descriptive data analysis. The direct and ...
Diabete e gravidez: estudo prospectivo do custo benefício da hospilização comparado com atenção ambulatorial
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), 2009-11-30)
A avaliação de custos é importante instrumento de trabalho na otimização do gerenciamento hospitalar, indicando ao administrador os resultados que estão dentro dos parâmetros esperados e os que exigem correção. Auxilia ...
Estudio retrospectivo de costos de tratamientos intensivos por paciente y día cama
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2010)
Matching comprehensive health insurance reimbursements to their real costs: the case of antenatal care visits in a region of Peru
BACKGROUND: Prepaid contributory systems are increasingly being recognized as key mechanisms in achieving universal health coverage in low and middle-income countries. Peru created the Seguro Integral de Salud (SIS) to ...