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For-Profit Health Care Companies: Trends and Issues – Fact Sheet

The rapid growth of managed care has brought with it a growing connection between the stock market and health care organizations. Health care services have evolved from being delivered by physicians and tax exempt institutions to a market-driven industry attracting investment capital from numerous sources. The market capitalization, or total…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of Americans about Health Care and the Stock Market

A survey on Americans’ perceptions of healthcare stocks and the differences between for-profit and nonprofit healthcare organizations. A fact sheet including data on financial trends from the past decade is included. This survey was released at a briefing held jointly by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Press Foundation…

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Setting Capitation Rates for HIV/AIDS Care:  A Primer for Ryan White CARE Act Title IV Project

Setting Capitation Rates for HIV/AIDS Care: A Primer for Ryan White CARE Act Title IV ProjectReport: Setting Capitation Rates for HIV/AIDS Care: A Primer for Ryan White CARE Act Title IV Projects

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Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard University National Survey of Americans’ Views on Consumer Protection in Managed Care

A survey of 1,204 adults on Americans’ views on consumer protections and government regulation of managed care and the President’s “Consumer Bill of Rights.” The survey was conducted for the Foundation and Harvard University by Princeton Survey Research Associates. Additional questions were asked as part of a national omnibus telephone…

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National Survey of Small Business Executives on Health Care

A survey of 800 small business executives on their views on health care and the coverage they offer their employees. The survey also asked small employers how they feel about current proposals to protect consumers and regulate managed care.

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Kaiser Family Foundation/Princeton Survey Research Associates Study of Media Coverage of Managed Care: January 1990 – June 1997

An analysis of media coverage (both print and broadcast) of managed care, from January 1 1990 to June 30, 1997. The study found that early coverage focused on managed care as a business story, and later years focused more on patient care and concerns about backlash. Overall, the media was…

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The Impact of Manged Care Legislation: An Analysis of Five Legislative Proposals from California – Report

The Impact of Managed Care Legislation: An Analysis of Five Legislative Proposals from California Health Policy Economics Group Price Waterhouse LLP November, 1997 Executive Summary Managed care has grown tremendously in recent years. From 1988 to 1997, at firms with 200 or more employees, the proportion of employees enrolled in…

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Kaiser/Harvard National Survey of Americans’ Views on Managed Care-Massachusetts Toplines to National Sample

Kaiser/Harvard National Survey of Americans’ Views on Managed Care-Massachusetts Toplines to National Sample Note: This publication is not available on our website. However, the data from these surveys is still available through the Public Opinion and Media Research Group. Please email kaiserpolls@kff.org for more information.

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Managed Care Plan Liability: An Analysis of Texas and Missouri Legislation

This report analyzes recently enacted laws in Texas and Missouri that expand consumers' ability to sue their HMOs or other managed care plans for inappropriately denied care or similar problems.Report Report

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