This Issue Brief summarizes what the NHS can learn from decades of American experience with purchasing care, and what the American health system can learn from the British experiment with an internal market in the 1990s.
This Issue Brief describes a national study to determine how different organizational settings affect the outcomes of inpatient AIDS care.
This Issue Brief investigates the role of primary care physicians in providing this service as part of routine care, and identifies attitudinal and financial barriers to overcome.
Employers, managed care organizations and consumers are looking anew for ways to stem these rising costs, without denying patients effective care. Therefore, this Issue Brief is especially timely because it investigates how patient copayments and financial incentives for physicians affect drug spending in managed care.