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cost-benefit analysis (CBA)

a type of economic evaluation of medical care expense. It compares the expected monetary benefit derived from different health interventions with the expected cost of providing each of the interventions to determine the best or most profitable option.

cost-benefit analysis

Cost-benefit evaluation Clinical trials A form of economic analysis from a social perspective, in which the costs of medical care are compared with the economic benefits of the care provided, with both the costs and benefits being expressed in monetary units; the benefits evaluated include projected ↓ in future health care costs and ↑ earning as a result of the intervention of interest. Cf Cost-effectiveness analysis.

cost-benefit analysis,

n the comparative study of the service or production costs of a service or item and its value to the subject.

cost-benefit analysis

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States conducted at least 348 cost-benefit analyses over the four-year period, with the majority concentrated in 12 states.
Seth Borenstein, Youth Fare Better than Elderly in Bush Administration's Cost-Benefit Analyses, KNIGHT-RIDDER TRIBUNE/BUS.
The earlier cost-benefit analyses were no better than cost-effectiveness analyses today, but over time the agencies have acquired sophistication, and when the OMB exerts pressure, the agencies have generally been responsive.
Finally, research models addressed to career counseling will need to incorporate cost-benefit analyses as extensions of empirical studies of the outcomes of career counseling.
We must make the case for sensible regulation and work to ensure that cost-benefit analyses are met with respectful attention and not with rolling eyes.
Previous cost-benefit analyses have used the number of referrals, the number of closures, the return-to-work rate, and the overall cost figures of the program to provide effectiveness data.
Appraisals, cost-benefit analyses to rationalise big decisions
8] United States Securities and Exchange Commission Office of Inspector General, Follow-Up Review of Cost-Benefit Analyses in Selected SEC Dodd-Frank Act Rulemakings at vi - vii (Jan.

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