Prescription Drug Trends: A Chartbook UpdateThis November 2001 Chartbook updates data from last year's chartbook, including information about prescription drug coverage, expenditures and prices, utilization, drug promotion, and the pharmaceutical industry. Chartbook
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Kaiser Family Foundation/Princeton Survey Research Associates Study of Media Coverage of Managed Care: January 1990 – June 1997
An analysis of media coverage (both print and broadcast) of managed care, from January 1 1990 to June 30, 1997. The study found that early coverage focused on managed care as a business story, and later years focused more on patient care and concerns about backlash. Overall, the media was…
Since Texas enacted the first law explicitly authorizing suits by enrollees in health plans offered by managed care organizations (MCOs) and other insurers, several other states have adopted similar legislation. This report, prepared by Patricia Butler, J.D., Dr.Ph., for the Kaiser Family Foundation, briefly describes the key features of these…
The Health Rights Hotline, based in Sacramento, California, wasestablished in 1997 as a model to demonstrate and assess how anindependent assistance program can help consumers successfully accesscare, navigate the health care system, and improve the system for allhealth care consumers. Based on the experiences of the Health Rights Hotline, this…
2001 Retiree Health and Prescription Drug Coverage SurveyThis survey, released by the Kaiser Family Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund, and HRET, profiles retiree health coverage for Medicare-age (65+) retirees, including the amount retirees pay for coverage compared to active workers, cost-sharing for prescription drugs, and eligibility requirements for retiree benefits. The…
Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard University National Survey of Americans’ Views on Consumer Protection in Managed Care – Chart Pack
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The survey was designed and analyzed by researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University; and was conducted by telephone by Princeton Survey Research Associates with 1,200 adults, 18 years or older, nationwide, between August 6 and August 20, 1998.
Consumer Protection Issues in Medicare + ChoiceThis Report is available in PDF format.Return to topConsumer Protection Issues in Medicare + Choice
This Summary presents background, findings, and data from the Economic and Social Research Institute’s (ESRI) full report, Privatization of Public Hospitals. Section I provides background about public hospital conversions, including the role of public hospitals, reasons for conversion, the mechanisms of conversion and new ownership entities, and analysis of national…
This document compiles the findings of surveys conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation on the knowledge and attitudes about managed care, from 1996-1997.