Accession Number:

ADA202680

Title:

Charging for Ambulatory Care in Military Health Care Facilities: An Evaluation and Analysis

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis, Jul 1982-1983

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-04-25

Pagination or Media Count:

114.0

Abstract:

This study examined the impact of imposing a fee on military beneficiaries in the an attitudinal survey. Actual fee institution was not used. The study had numerous conclusions of the impact patient demand will not change due to a co-payment fee co-payments will substantially contribute to CHAMPUS funding co-payment collections will increase waiting time and contribute to patient dissatisfaction consumers are opposed to co-payments, but feel they have little recourse and retention of military members may be effected due to the perception of a decrease in benefits.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE