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Conversion and other policy options to reduce excess hospital capacity

Walter McClure

Conversion and other policy options to reduce excess hospital capacity

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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Resources Administration, Bureau of Health Planning in [Hyattsville, Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health planning -- United States,
  • Hospital utilization -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Walter McClure, and Lenore Kligman, InterStudy
    SeriesHealth planning information series -- 16, DHEW publication ; no. (HRA) 79-14044, DHEW publication -- no. (HRA) 79-14044
    ContributionsKligman, Lenore, joint author, United States. Bureau of Health Planning, InterStudy (Center)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14907713M

    Excess initial capacity will thus increase the service life of the pack. On the other hand, larger packs are not only more expensive, but have to be hauled, so excess capacity will both reduce economy of operation, acceleration and increase brake wear.


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Monday, Conversion and other policy options to reduce excess hospital capacity book Reduced Demand for Beds Forcing Closures, Changes in Hospital Capacity. A combination of economic factors, insurance deductible changes, and transformations in health care approaches is forcing many hospitals to reduce capacity or even close, according to an article published last week in Modern Healthcare (free 1-time registration may be required for limited.

Reducing excess readmission Evidence-driven strategies and facility-specific initiatives proposed as a way to reduce hospital excess readmission. reduce readmissions that policy. A conversion, or continuation, medical insurance policy is offered to individuals after their group health insurance policy ends due to a qualifying event, such as employment termination or divorce.

The conversion policy is offered by the former group policy provider and responsibility for the cost rests solely on the individual. Excess days were identified as an area for improvement due to the disparity between hospitals within the RHC system and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services geometric mean assigned to the MS-DRG.

Increased days in the hospital have safety, infection, satisfaction and financial ramifications for both the patient and hospital. Reducing excess hospital capacity Item Preview remove-circle Economics, Hospital, Health Facility Size, Hospital Bed Capacity, Hospital Planning, Hospitals Publisher Excelsior, Minn.: InterStudy ; [Springfield, Va.]: For sale by the National Technical Information Service DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file.

ABBYY GZ download. With a standard translog specification that ignores hospital excess capacity, the estimated marginal costs of Medicare and Medicaid patients are higher than the reimbursement.

However, correctly incorporating excess capacity into our model leads to considerably lower estimates of short-run marginal costs, suggesting that Medicare hospital Cited by: 8. Policies and Guidelines A to Z Listing.

Copies of Mercy Hospital's Policies and Guidelines, and associated Appendices, are also available for reference at Main Reception. When a firm is producing at a lower scale of output than it has been designed for, it creates excess capacity.

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Matching capacity and demand by making minor adjustments in the availability of health care providers or the scheduling of elective surgeries is often sufficient to reduce delays. If the demand for care is greater than the capacity of the system, there will be a delay in providing care.

If the capacity is greater than demand, then resources are. After working with Prism to institute a comprehensive patient throughput strategy, the hospital reduced excess days by nearly 50 percent and achieved $ million in cost savings. OBJECTIVE.

The study was developed to identify numbers of excess hospital medical-surgical and pediatric bed capacity and the variables that produce them in the counties of New York State. DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING. Data were collected from New York's Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) for Cited by: This conversion technology both allows for the more efficient conversion of the energy potential of these geothermal fluids into electrical power and provides multiple design options that allow the optimal combination of cost and performance.

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Capacity utilisation is a measure of the extent to which the productive capacity of a business is being used. It can be defined as: The percentage of total capacity that is actually being achieved in a given period When a business is operating at less than % capacity, it is said to have "spare. What Is Premium Conversion.

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Bundled payment is the reimbursement of health care providers (such as hospitals and physicians) "on the basis of expected costs for clinically-defined episodes of care." It has been described as "a middle ground" between fee-for-service reimbursement (in which providers are paid for each service rendered to a patient) and capitation (in which providers are paid a "lump sum" per patient.

Treaty reinsurance is insurance purchased by an insurance company from another insurer. The issuing company is called the cedent, while the reinsurer is Author: Julia Kagan. Rajvinder Singh OM Assignment 3 Questions 5 and 10 5. Which would require a larger amount of excess capacity, a hospital emergency room or a doctor’s office.

Why. A hospital emergency room will require larger amount of excess capacity because emergency room need to be able to hold large amount of patients, doctors, and equipment to deal with any sudden increase in emergencies.

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