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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.
[L. consto, to be fixed]

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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Because of the difficulty and costliness of doing this, they tend to imitate those around them more.
The costliness of the telegraphic medium is paramount in this exchange and James uses the "regular rates" of telegraphy to emblematize the imbalances of finances between Adam and Charlotte in their differing abilities to "pay with pleasure.
they might not have sufficient incentive to engage in moral action because of the costliness of being good," said a co-author of the study.
This average, referred to as the "PPR relative weight" is not a measure of the relative costliness of the initial admission but is a measure of the relative costliness of the PPRs that follow an initial admission.
Dutton writes that there is no reason to accept that we are doomed forever to respond to art in terms of costliness, conspicuous waste, or its bearing on social status.
Come on, we should all know by now other correspondents are only going to compare those remarks with the costliness it takes to fund all those benefit claimants and single parents propped up by the taxpayer, reeling off all those free rent and council tax rebates, free dental and eye care, free prescriptions and dentures, free cookers and furniture, lone parent extras and income support, free shoes and school uniforms, not forgetting free milk, free school meals and certain groceries.
SMAs are better suited to income in retirement because of the costliness of mutual funds including the cost of a tax drag, according to Chris Rosato, a senior vice president-strategic development with Curian.
Generally for this type of scenario, econometric modelling is better than SD modelling (since New Zealand has long time series for price, tax, costliness and consumption).
While the NRF does agree that vendor compensation remains an important issue given the costliness of the system, the act will require that any state mandating tax collection also assume all costs.
delegation of inspection authority to United Nations weapons inspectors and to the International Atomic Energy Association after the Gulf War of 1990-91 entailed significant sovereignty costs by affecting the timing and costliness of the subsequent 2003 U.
The costliness of the miss was hammered home two minutes later as Captain Fantastic made it 33 for the season after being fouled by Abdoulaye Meite.