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Health care costs (31 - 40 of 125 items)
Health Savings Accounts:
Participation Increased and Was More Common among Individuals with Higher Incomes
Published: Apr 1, 2008. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 2008.
DOD Pharmacy Program:
Continued Efforts Needed to Reduce Growth in Spending at Retail Pharmacies
Published: Apr 4, 2008. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 2008.
Long-standing Concerns about Inappropriate State Arrangements Support Need for Improved Federal Oversight
Published: Apr 3, 2008. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 2008.
Most College Students Are Covered through Employer-Sponsored Plans, and Some Colleges and States Are Taking Steps to Increase Coverage
Published: Mar 28, 2008. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 2008.
Medicaid Demonstration Waivers:
Recent HHS Approvals Continue to Raise Cost and Oversight Concerns
Published: Jan 31, 2008. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 2008.
Increased Spending Relative to Medicare Fee-for-Service May Not Always Reduce Beneficiary Out-of-Pocket Costs
Published: Feb 22, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 2008.
Higher Spending Relative to Medicare Fee-for-Service May Not Ensure Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs for Beneficiaries
Published: Feb 28, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 2008.
Medicare Physician Payment:
Care Coordination Programs Used in Demonstration Show Promise, but Wider Use of Payment Approach May Be Limited
Published: Feb 15, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2008.
DOD Pharmacy Benefits Program:
Reduced Pharmacy Costs Resulting from the Uniform Formulary and Manufacturer Rebates
Published: Oct 31, 2007. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 2007.
Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payments:
CMS Has Used External Data for New Technologies in Certain Instances and Medicare Remains Primary Data Source
Published: Sep 26, 2007. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2007.