Managed health care (81 - 86 of 86 items)
Health Care Reform: Proposals Have Potential to Reduce Administrative Costs
HEHS-94-158: Published: May 31, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how various health care reform proposals would affect administrative functions in a single-payer or managed competition health insurance system.GAO found that: (1) each health care proposal would shift many private insurance-related administrative functions to the public sector, reduce administrative costs, and improve access and efficiency; (2) al...
Health Care Reform: School-Based Health Centers Can Promote Access to Care
HEHS-94-166: Published: May 13, 1994. Publicly Released: May 13, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on school-based health centers (SBHC), focusing on: (1) whether SBHC increase children's access to health services; (2) financial and other problems SBHC face in delivering services; and (3) the potential impact of federal health care reform on SBHC activities.GAO found that: (1) SBHC can improve children's access to health care and hel...
VA Health Care Reform: Financial Implications of the Proposed Health Security Act
T-HEHS-94-148: Published: May 5, 1994. Publicly Released: May 5, 1994.
GAO discussed the financial and policy implications of the proposed Health Security Act's provisions for veterans' health care, which would: (1) transform Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities into a series of managed care plans to compete with private-sector plans; (2) expand entitlement to comprehensive health care services for veterans choosing to enroll in a VA health plan; (3) author...
Veterans' Health Care: Most Care Provided Through Non-VA Programs
HEHS-94-104BR: Published: Apr 25, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the number of veterans: (1) receiving services under non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) federal health programs and the cost of those services; and (2) using VA services that are eligible to receive care under other federal programs.GAO found that: (1) in 1990, 81 percent of veterans had private health insurance and 26 percent w...
Defense Health Care: Lessons Learned From DOD's Managed Health Care Initiatives
T-HRD-93-21: Published: May 10, 1993. Publicly Released: May 10, 1993.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to reform its military health care system. GAO noted that: (1) DOD needs to establish a uniform benefits package with uniform cost sharing requirements for each category of beneficiaries; (2) DOD managed-care initiatives have created differences in benefits and cost sharing in certain geographic areas; (3) potential hospital closings resultin...
Veterans' Health Care: Potential Effects of Health Care Reforms on VA's Major Construction Program
T-HRD-93-19: Published: May 6, 1993. Publicly Released: May 6, 1993.
GAO discussed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) major construction program, focusing on: (1) factors affecting the need for and design of VA construction projects; (2) VA consideration of construction alternatives when determining construction needs; and (3) VA management of its major construction program. GAO noted that: (1) national health insurance reform could reduce the demand for VA s...