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Managed care Any input, both direct and indirect, required to produce an intervention See Adjusted average per capita cost, Administrative cost, Average cost, Average cost per claim, Capital cost, Consumable cost, Direct cost, Fixed cost, Health care cost, Incremental cost, Indirect cost, Intangible cost, Marginal cost, Sunk cost, Variable cost. Cf Price Lab medicine The money expended by a provider to produce goods or services.


That amount of money, time, labor, or other expense required to gain possession of something or to attain a goal.
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Patient discussion about cost

Q. How much do veneers cost?

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Q. where do I find help with the cost of heart meds

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Q. what is an ABR test? and how much does it cost?

A. ABR, or Auditory brainstem response, is a test of the hearing, from the ears to the brainstem that can be conducted without the cooperation of the patient. As such, it's useful in babies and others who can't cooperate.

It basically consists of playing sounds to the patient and recording the electrical waves of the brain. It's generally safe and painless.

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Para analizar el coste derivado de la actividad de hemodialisis, usamos la misma metodologia empleada en el estudio desarrollado en 2006 (4), adaptandolo al ano 2010 y por medio del cual llegamos a conocer el coste de las distintas tecnicas de HD utilizadas en nuestra unidad asi como el impacto global economico en el hospital, de esta alternativa terapeutica.
En cuanto al coste generado por la actividad de dialisis peritoneal, se obtuvieron las facturas derivadas de los tratamientos de los pacientes, a lo largo de todo el ano 2010 prorrateando el gasto por cada uno de ellos.
Inmersos en esta situacion, el desconocimiento sobre el verdadero coste economico sanitario, por parte tanto del profesional sanitario como del usuario (3,4), no ayuda en el impulso de medidas que potencien un cambio positivo hacia la maxima sostenibilidad posible del sistema sanitario, algo posible con esfuerzos integrados, como se refiere en el Informe: Desarrollo Autonomico, Competitividad y Cohesion Social en el Sistema Sanitario del Consejo Economico y Social, de Marzo de 2011 (5).
Observamos que la estructura de coste de hemodialisis es practicamente una constante como en el estudio desarrollado en 2006 (4).
b) un aumento substancial de los costes de reclutamiento; y
Son costes que no pueden ser ignorados por las companias, despues de todo, si este va a producirse, su posicion en el mercado y la capacidad competitiva pueden ser seriamente comprometidas a mediano y largo plazo.
Para reducir estos costes, la compania enfrenta un callejon sin salida: contar con personas correctas en los lugares correctos, para ello es necesario que se elijan candidatos adecuados.
I was even more overwhelmed when dad handed me a bank savings book in my name with a balance of $1,500, a small fortune in 1945,'' Costes said.
My parents never owned a home, and dad felt it was more important that my soon-to-be-wife and I begin our lives with that advantage,'' Costes said.
With a world-renowned bar -- confirmed by its own popular CD collection -- Hotel Costes is draped in gold and purple with beautiful dangling chandeliers.
Arnaud Costes (replaced Lievremont after 64 minutes): His fresh legs helped France keep New Zealand at bay in the dying stages - 7.
Castres back row forward Arnaud Costes said: "We got on top quite quickly but we wasted two or three chances to put the match beyond their grasp.