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Author: Mary Gardiner Jones
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: options, century, calls, house, electronic
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 1995-10
ISBN-10: 0788125583
ISBN-13: 9780788125584

Covers: the need for health care services to the home (home care organizations, family caregivers, etc.): therapeutic value of home care; the role of technology in facilitating home care (asesessment, dignosis & treatment; supervision & training; support groups, etc.); patients & health care provider satisfaction with remotely provided health care; economic impacts of home care (broadband infrastructure deployment costs, role of government, etc.); & policy issues & recommendations.

Author: Ramya Sundararaman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: infrastructure, primer, system, delivery, health, mental
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437920101
ISBN-13: 9781437920109

Contents: (I) Introduction; (II) Background: Mental Illness in the United States; History of Mental Health Care Delivery in the United States; Advances in Mental Health Treatment; (III) Current Mental Health Care Delivery System: Providers and Settings; Financing Mental Health Care; Quality of Care; (IV) Issues and Options for Congress: Evidence-Based Practices; Access to Care; Financing Mental Health Care; Coordination of Care; Quality of Care; (V) Conclusion. Figures.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: care, tricare’s, managed, enrolled, option, beneficiaries, health, access, defense
Number of Pages: 72
ISBN-10: 1422311619
ISBN-13: 9781422311615

Author: Dan J. Jansen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: answers, questions, care, medical, military
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437920047
ISBN-13: 9781437920048

Contents: Recent Developments; Background; Subjects: Purpose of DoDżs Military Health System (MHS); Structure of the MHS; Unified Medical Budget; Medicare Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund; Cost of Military Health Care to Beneficiaries; Changes in MHS in Recent Years; Eligibility to Receive Care; Assignment of Priorities for Care in Military Medical Facilities; Relationship of DoD Health Care to Medicare; Military Personnel and Free Medical Care for Life; Payment of Private Health Care Providers; Effect of Base Realignment and Closure on Military Medical Care; Pharmacy Benefit; Medical Benefi

Author: Randall B. Williamson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, care, veterans, testimony, women, congressional, provision, preliminary, findings, vas, services
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 143792087X
ISBN-13: 9781437920871

Historically, the vast majority of Vet. Admin. (VA) patients have been men, but that is changing. VA provided health care to over 281,000 women veterans (WV) in 2008 -- an increase of about 12% since 2006. WV seeking care at VA medical facilities need access to a full range of health care services, incl. basic and specialized gender-specific services -- such as cervical cancer screening and treatment of reproductive cancers. This testimony discusses: (1) the on-site availability of health care services for WV at VA facilities; (2) the extent to which VA facilities are following VA policies tha

Author: Kay E. Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: care, service, delivery, children, facilitating, monitoring, health, state, practices, assessing, foster, needs
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 1437913180
ISBN-13: 9781437913187

Providing health care services for foster children, who often have significant health care needs, can be challenging. The Admin. for Children and Families (ACF) oversees foster care, but state child welfare agencies are responsible for ensuring that these children receive health care services, which are often financed by Medicaid. Here is a report on states' efforts to improve foster children's receipt of health services. This report has these objectives. It describes specific actions that some states have taken to: (1) identify health care needs; (2) ensure delivery of appropriate health serv

Author: Randall B. Williamson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: advance, proposal, appropriations, congressional, testimony, surrounding, issues, care, challenges, budget, formulation, health
Number of Pages: 14
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437917518
ISBN-13: 9781437917512

The VA estimates it will provide health care to 5.8 million patients with appropriations of about $41 billion in FY 2009. It provides a range of services, including primary care, outpatient and inpatient services, long-term care, and prescription drugs. VA formulates its health care budget by developing annual estimates of its likely spending for all its health care programs and services, and includes these estimates in its annual congressional budget justification for VA health care. This testimony addresses: (1) challenges VA faces in formulating its health care budget; and (2) issues surrou
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