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Terry Campbell
Harvard University
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#1David U. Himmelstein (CUNY: City University of New York)H-Index: 51
#2Terry Campbell (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 3
Last. Steffie Woolhandler (CUNY: City University of New York)H-Index: 50
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Background: Before Canada's single-payer reform, its payment system, health costs, and number of health administrative personnel per capita resembled those of the United States. By 1999, administration accounted for 31% of U.S. health expenditures versus 16.7% in Canada. No recent comprehensive analyses of those costs are available. Objective: To quantify 2017 spending for administration by insurers and providers. Design: Analyses of government reports, accounting data that providers file with r...
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A decade ago, U.S. health administration costs greatly exceeded Canada's. Have the computerization of billing and the adoption of a more business-like approach to care cut administrative costs? For the United States and Canada, the authors calculated the 1999 administrative costs of health insurers, employers' health benefit programs, hospitals, practitioners' offices, nursing homes, and home care agencies; they analyzed published data, surveys of physicians, employment data, and detailed cost r...
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#1Steffie Woolhandler (Harvard University)H-Index: 50
#2Terry Campbell (Harvard University)H-Index: 3
Last. David U. Himmelstein (Harvard University)H-Index: 51
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background A decade ago, the administrative costs of health care in the United States greatly exceeded those in Canada. We investigated whether the ascendancy of computerization, managed care, and the adoption of more businesslike approaches to health care have decreased administrative costs. methods For the United States and Canada, we calculated the administrative costs of health insurers, employers’ health benefit programs, hospitals, practitioners’ offices, nursing homes, and home care agenc...
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