TITLE

Flatlining

AUTHOR(S)
Glasser, Ronald J.
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Washington Monthly;May2001, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes managed care plans under health maintenance organizations (HMO) in the United States. Rationale for passing the HMO Act of 1973; Business advantages of establishing HMO; Method used by HMO to save money from medical care of beneficiaries; Comparison between Medicare and HMO operations and providing medical care; Programs proposed by the managed care industry in order to survive the business.
ACCESSION #
4425233

 

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