cost model


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cost model

(in the United States) a managed care system in which all components of patient care are defined as costs as opposed to sources of revenue.
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The cost model will also be used for the possible imposition of maximum prices in SMP decisions as well as for the assessment of cost-oriented price level by the means of ex post supervision.
The main difference between the fully allocated cost model and the contribution model is "the cost to determine relationship profitability" versus "looking at relationship contribution over variable cost.
a) entity applies the cost model (assets are valued at cost less any accumulated depreciation and any accumulated impairment losses),
Six companies participated in the test cost model project team: Agilent Technologies Inc.
The Flashlight Cost Model handbook is available for a small fee.
Clearly explains cost models which can yield the marginal cost of supplying electricity to end-users
The contract is to develop a cost model for the calculation of regulated prices in the wholesale market relevant physical access, including shared unbundled access or fully unbundled access, providing the infrastructure at a fixed location (no relevant market.
When raising prices, they should be adjusted above the MTP so the part will not automatically fall below it when your cost model is updated.
A number of subcommittees also have been established to explore issues ranging from improving the current historical cost model and examining fair value approaches to issues relating to timing and methods for accessing information.
To further expand our understanding of automobile recycling economics," Fisher added, "the Automotive Group has also developed a technical cost model for the recycling of scrapped automobiles.
A TFM Services delivery model and comprehensive cost model for HPFT (Lot 1); and
One reason for this may be reliance on the historical cost model and its requirement that the original purchase price (or the amount borrowed) be used to report most assets (liabilities).