The successful application of medical offset in program planning and in clinical delivery.

@article{Cummings1994TheSA,
  title={The successful application of medical offset in program planning and in clinical delivery.},
  author={Nicholas A. Cummings},
  journal={Managed care quarterly},
  year={1994},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={1-6}
}
Medical cost offset was discovered in the health maintenance organization (HMO) setting over 35 years ago and was used not only to justify the earliest instances of the inclusion of mental health treatment as a benefit, but also was used in program design and development. With the new emphasis on outcomes research, medical cost offset remains a viable method of conducting nonintrusive studies of efficacy, efficiency, and quality. Through the use of the research design described, an early HMO… CONTINUE READING

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