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cost

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.

cost

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That amount of money, time, labor, or other expense required to gain possession of something or to attain a goal.
[L. consto, to be fixed]

Patient discussion about cost

Q. How much do veneers cost?

A. Well thank you tzfanya but i was not going to go abroad. I was able to find a United States based price comparison engine that does almost the same thing. http://www.smarthealthbuyer.com it works pretty good i just got my veneers. So for anyone else looking for average prices in the US i would recommend it.

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

A. I found a website with tips on how to reduce the costs of your heart meds:
http://www.aolhealth.com/medical-myths/are-you-paying-too-much-for-your-heart-medications

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.

You may read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auditory_brainstem_response

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