safety net


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Any mechanism of health care provision for uninsured patients by direct, i.e., mandated, federal/state funding or indirect/tacit write-off mechanisms

safety net

Health access Any mechanism of health care provision for uninsured Pts by direct–ie, mandated–federal/state funding or indirect/tacit–write-offs vehicles

safety net

A colloquial term for social or financial support to prevent poor outcomes for indigent people, families, or communities. In health care, the concept includes providing subsidized care for the uninsured, for the very young or the very old, for those with contagious diseases or those who cannot take care of themselves.
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The Health of Safety Net Hospitals Following Massachusetts Health Care Reform: Changes in Volume, Revenue, Costs, and Operating Margins from 2006 to 2009.
I will address the consequences of the flotation by arguing that the difficult economic decisions made in Egypt can be alleviated by using social safety nets.
She proposed to make a joint working committee of representatives from key programme implementations around the world, supplemented by an integrated online portal for sharing the information from various social safety nets being implemented across the world.
Across the world, CCT programs account for over 50 percent of social safety net programs, and are being implemented in 64 countries-a dramatic increase from two countries in 1997.
3 million people visited safety net emergency rooms, according to America's Essential Hospitals, the trade organization for safety net hospitals.
The nice thing about safety net providers is that I think they are very accustomed to challenges.
Engaging the community through effective community organizing to change the safety-net paradigm and support the natural neighborhood leaders as they assume the role of resident connectors to basic health and human service needs--community organizing results in a neighborhood safety net site that is robust and dynamic and very responsive to multiple community needs
What these diverse safety net models have in common is simply affordable access to comprehensive health care.
One such user is Safety Net Services which has clients such as Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, Canary Wharf in London and the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff.
The projects are using their $85,000 shares each to address electronic access to clinical data from hospitals, lab results and orders, as well as electronic specialty referrals for the safety net population.
A World Bank loan will help finance reform of Jamaica's Social Safety Net (SSN) (Loan 7076-JM; Project ID No.