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Paying the price of catastrophic illness

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care.

Paying the price of catastrophic illness

from accidents to Alzheimer"s : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, January 28, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Medical care -- United States -- Cost control.,
    • Long-term care of the sick -- United States -- Cost control.,
    • Medicare.,
    • Catastrophic illness.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A355 1987a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2494532M
      LC Control Number87601591

      Catastrophic out-of-pocket payment for health care and its impact on households: Experience from West Bengal, India Swadhin Mondal1, Barun Kanjilal1, David H. Peters2, Henry Lucas3 1 Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, Rajastan, India 2 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA 3 Institute of Development Studies, UK. Catastrophic HMO /0/ Coverage For: Individual and Family | Plan Type: HMO. The Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) document will help you choose a health plan. The SBC shows you how you and the plan would share the cost for covered health care services.

      top ten catastrophic claims conditions remained consistent during –, compared to – Dorsopathies now holds the #11 spot in the – time frame. It is unclear what caused the decrease in dorsopathy claims. From –, there was an overall increase of 11% in catastrophic claims cost in categories 1 to 9,File Size: KB. budget, which may be considered catastrophic in view of the required sacrifice of current consumption and/or the long-term consequences for household welfare of borrowing or depleting assets to pay for health care (Berki ; Wyszewianski ; Russell ). Exposure to such catastrophic medical expenditure risk is a major.

        For example, catastrophic health plans are particularly helpful in the event of an unexpected and prolonged illness or injury. However, catastrophic health plans are often less helpful for “ordinary” or “routine” medical expenses, since the individual will be responsible for paying the majority of “ordinary” medical expenses.   Catastrophic health insurance plans generally cover just the basic health benefits and preventive services. They cover three primary care visits each year, which may include annual check-ups, vaccinations, some birth control, some prescription drugs, and other health screenings.


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Health systems deliver health services, preventive and curative, that can make a substantial difference to peoples’ health. However, accessing these services can lead to individuals having to expend catastrophic proportions of their available income, and some households are pushed into poverty as a result.