National Health Insurance: Major Proposals : Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, First [-second] Session ....
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976
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activities additional administrative American approach appropriate areas assistance Association average basis believe benefits bill billion budget Chairman committee consumer continue cost coverage covered Department developed director effective eligible employees estimates example existing expenditures expenses experience fact Federal fees financing fiscal funds give going health care health services hospital improve income increase indicated individual institutions involved kind laboratory less limited major means mechanism medicaid Medicare national health insurance operation organizations patient payment percent performance persons physicians poor population practice premium present problems professional projects proposal PSRO PSRO's question reason receive reimbursement responsibility result ROGERS SCHEUER sector Security sharing Social Social Security Administration staff standards statement Table United utilization
Page 947 - For every child a home and that love and security which a home provides; and for that child who must receive foster care, the nearest substitute for his own home IV For every child full preparation for his birth, his mother receiving prenatal, natal, and postnatal care; and the establishment of such protective measures as will make childbearing safer...
Page 947 - For every child health protection from birth through adolescence, including: periodical health examinations and, where needed, care of specialists and hospital treatment; regular dental examinations and care of the teeth; protective and preventive measures against communicable diseases; the insuring of pure food, pure milk, and pure water VI.
Page 947 - For EVERY child these rights, regardless of race, or color, or situation, wherever he may live under the protection of the American flag.
Page 1469 - December 31, 1970, or (ii) the prevailing charge level that, on the basis of statistical data and methodology acceptable to the Secretary, would cover 75 percent of the customary charges made for similar services in the same locality during the last preceding calendar year elapsing prior to the start of the fiscal year in which the bill is submitted or the request for payment is made.
Page 1077 - The answer in brief is that the current type of costly medical care does not really correspond to what consumers or their physicians would regard as appropriate if their choices were not distorted by insurance. The effect of prepaying health care through insurance, both private and public, is to encourage hospitals to provide a more expensive product than the consumers actually wish to pay for.
Page 948 - Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina...
Page 954 - For every child from birth through adolescence, promotion of health, including health instruction and a health program, wholesome physical and mental recreation, with teachers and leaders adequately trained VII.
Page 874 - In 1951 the American College of Physicians, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, and the Canadian Medical Association (which withdrew in 1959 to participate in its own national hospital accreditation program) joined with the American College of Surgeons to form the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.