Elizabeth Schaefer

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This analysis addresses the question of biased selection into health maintenance organizations (HMOs) by using recent, nationally representative data from the Community Tracking Study (CTS) to compare the health status of nonelderly privately insured persons enrolled in HMO and non-HMO plans. Contrary to the conventional view that HMOs receive favorable(More)
This paper uses 1996-97 Community Tracking Study data to analyze the effects of different insurance product designs on service use, access, and consumer assessments of care for nonelderly people with employer-sponsored insurance. Product types are defined by features including use of networks, gatekeeping, capitation, and group/staff model delivery systems.(More)
Sir, as postgraduate students in endodontics, we have undertaken a review of the paper by Hansrani (BDJ 2015; 219: 481– 483) and would like to share some of our observations with your readers. Given the content of the paper, the use of the word ‘overview’ in the title is not justified as it is more of a personal, discursive exercise undertaken by the(More)
This document represents the best opinion of CNA at the time of issue. It does not necessarily represent the opinion of the Department of the Navy. The Program Budget Decision (PBD) 753 dated 23 December 2004 directs the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD (P&R)) to " develop an implementation plan for a Joint Medical Command by the(More)
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