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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: 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

Author: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publisher: GPO FCIC
Keywords: basics, medicare
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 1612210694
ISBN-13: 9781612210698

If you are assisting a parent, grandparent or other relative or friend with health care decisions, get this comprehensive Medicare guide. It covers everything from hospital and physician services to preventive care, home health care, long term care.

Author: Barbara Da Roit
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: care, netherlands, italy, changing, strategies, elderly
Number of Pages: 218
Published: 2010-12-15
ISBN-10: 9089642242
ISBN-13: 9789089642240

In Strategies of Care, Barbara Da Roit traces the changes in the elderly care systems of Italy and the Netherlands since the early 1990s, drawing attention to the advantages and disadvantages of these two very different models. She examines the formal care system of the Dutch, and reveals how this system—despite strong policy pressures—has remained relatively stable, while the Italian system has undergone major transitions despite minimal policy intervention. Based on a wealth of data and extensive interviews with both caregivers and patients, Strategies of Care will appeal to anyone inter
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