Consumer-directed healthcare and its implications for providers / Robert S. Bonney.Material type: TextSeries: Executive essentialsPublication details: Chicago : Health Administration Press, ©2005. Description: 1 online resource (67 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 156793241X; 9781567932416; 1423708601; 9781423708605Subject(s): Consumer-driven health care | Health insurance | Medical economics | Consumer satisfaction | Insurance | Health Services | Community Health Services | Therapeutics | Consumer Organizations | Organizations | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Financing, Organized | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Economics | Health Care Economics and Organizations | Delivery of Health Care | Patient Care | Community Participation | Insurance, Health | MEDICAL -- Administration | MEDICAL -- Practice Management & Reimbursement | Consumer-driven health care | Consumer satisfaction | Health insurance | Medical economics | Public Health | Health & Biological Sciences | Public Health - GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Consumer-directed healthcare and its implications for providers.DDC classification: 362.1/068 LOC classification: RA394 | .B66 2005NLM classification: 2005 I-057 | W 275 AA1Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-66).
How did we get to this new marketplace? -- Federal government policy -- Economy -- Decreased supply of physicians and hospital beds -- Drug costs -- What consumer-directed models will emerge? -- High-deductible plans -- Tiered networks -- Schedule of covered services -- Personalized health plans -- Open-market approaches -- Defined contribution model -- How can I best position my organization? -- Need for a strategy -- What strategic approach might an organization take? -- How do I negotiate effective contracts with insurers? -- Negotiation -- Sources of power in negotiation -- Contract terms -- Negotiation tips -- Where will consumer-directed care take us? -- Future and consumer-directed products -- Need to develop a payer strategic plan -- Final thought.