June 1, 2008
This synthesis examines the practice and impact of self-referral, which occurs when a physician refers a patient to a facility in which that physician has an ownership interest. The number of self-referrals has grown substantially in the last decade.
September 1, 2007
This synthesis presents findings on the size and causes of racial and ethnic disparities in access to care.
December 2, 2008
More than one in three small business owners (36%) said that rising costs are likely to cause them to cut some portion of health insurance benefits for their employees.
January 1, 2001
In 1995 and 1996, the California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, Sacramento, Calif., developed a risk-adjustment mechanism that was applied to small employer group health insurance purchasers in the Health Insurance Plan of California (HIPC), the first statewide health insurance purchasing cooperative for small employers (three to 50 employees).
November 1, 1996
The University of Michigan School of Public Health conducted Phase II of the Small Business Benefits Study by resurveying the small business respondents with respect to their businesses, their benefits and their employees.