Diagnostic related groups (DRGs)
Related medical groups contributing thier diagnosis of the nature of a patient's disease upon which standardized fees are based.
Likely to com about; looking forward to the future.
Ownership of a business by one person.
a means by which a group of people can unite to create an entity to do somthing impossible for members. The organization is established by filing a certification of corproation in the state where its main place of business is located.
a corporation diversifying operations by aquiring varied enterprises. A large group of corporations.
the assests in money or property accumulated by individual, partnership, or corporate ownership of a business; net worth.
personal belongings and property owned by a person or, if he or she has died, by his or her estate,
An announcement written or displayed.
money, services, or goods owed to some person or persons to whom one is onligated.
those whom money is owed.
unit of stock giving the possessor part ownership
persons holding formal positions in an organization.
those elected and terminated by stockholders to management responsibility in a corporation.
those who held intrest in a corporation
expenditure of capital to secure income or profit
direction or administration of the affairs of a person, business, or organization.
regulations adopted by a corporation or association to govern its internal affairs
the gains accured from business or investments after the payment of expenses
distrubuted profits of a corporation
Forms of alternative delivery system
health maintanence organizations (HMOs) and Preferred Provider Organization (PPOs)
per capita payment
pay equally according to the number of individuals
one who agrees to buy or belong for a period of time
payment in a lump sum to physicians.
basis of professional billing, either so much per hour or per identified procedure
a group of persons together performing some business undertaking
negotiated fee schedules
the process of consideration of offers until an offer is accepted.
process by which hospitals reviewpatient progress
Two methods used to control health care costs
negotiated fee schedules and utilization reviews
failure to treat all persons equally.
between two or more states
a marked differeb=nce between two things
the force of impression of some thing on a another
discrimination may be shown by
disparate treatment or disparate impact
a process of reasoning by which a fact is deduced as a logical consequence of other facts
treat all employees equally
having more evidence for than against
make changes for the disabled.
the representation of one thing or person similar to another.
benefits paid to an employee for a prior term of service after he or she stops work for that employeer
attempt to acheive collection agreements
labor union or group with the same interests
honesty of intention
minimizing the danger or hazard
responsibility to uphold the quality of care in patients
negligent per se
conduct that is against common knowledge that, by its act, without arguement, can be declared negligent
make less severe due to considerations of fairness and mercy
to raise a tax
an offer of money from one person to another
the area where the court may try a case