Community Home Health Services Act of 1981: Hearing Before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session, on S. 234 ... March 4, 1981-November 10, 1981, Part 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981
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Page 159 - For health services, such as inpatient health services and other institutional health services, for which competition does not or will not appropriately allocate supply...
Page 153 - The massive infusion of Federal funds into the existing health care system has contributed to inflationary increases in the cost of health care and failed to produce an adequate supply or distribution of health resources , and consequently has not made possible equal access for everyone to such resources.
Page 3 - Act is amended by striking out "under this title" and inserting in lieu thereof "as described in clause (1) of subsection (a)", and by inserting before the period at the end thereof the following : ", and...
Page 153 - Increases in the cost of health care, particularly of hospital stays, have been uncontrollable and inflationary, and there are presently inadequate incentives for the use of appropriate alternative levels of health care, and for the substitution of ambulatory and intermediate care for inpatient hospital care.
Page 159 - The strengthening of competitive forces in the health services industry wherever competition and consumer choice can constructively serve, in accordance with subsection (b), to advance the purposes of quality assurance, cost effectiveness, and access.
Page 154 - health care facility" means hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, kidney disease treatment centers (including freestanding hemodialysis units), intermediate care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, and ambulatory surgical facilities, but does not include Christian Science sanatoriums operated, or listed and certified, by the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts. Further: (1) The term "hospital...
Page 3 - EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1946, AS AMENDED, WITH RELATED LAWS (60 Stat. 23) [PUBLIC LAW 304— 79TH CONGRESS] AN ACT To declare a national policy on employment, production, and purchasing power, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SHORT TITLE SECTION 1 . This Act may be cited as the "Employment Act of 1946".
Page 3 - Manpower for the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources and the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (now Energy and Commerce), serious shortages were found in the availability of speech-language pathologlsts and audlologlgts.
Page 176 - If only a small percentage of selftreatment was shifted to medical practitioners, the patient load would disrupt the US health care system.