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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.
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Table I shows that the external costs of conventional energy sources are substantial relative to the private costs (Hall, 1990, 1991, 1992a, 1992b; Viscusi et al., 1994).
As both sides of the supply chain have private cost information and there is no definite incentive subject, the two sides negotiate to determine the optimal transaction volume and transfer payments.
"Life-cycle private costs of hybrid electric vehicles in the current Chinese market." Energy Policy, 55, 501-510 (2013).
Suppose that no manufacturer shares private cost information with their suppliers.
Under a rational-choice model, a unilateral invasion will occur when the outsider's private benefits exceed the private costs of the invasion, regardless of the social value of the information flow.
However, I am confident that MC is lower than MLC and that Williamson's first-best-allocative-efficiency analysis underestimates the allocative-efficiency gain the mergers he is analyzing generate by reducing the private cost the merged firm incurs to produce its unit output below the private cost the merger partners would have had to incur to produce that unit output after the date of the mergers.
The competitive advantage could be seen from the value of Private Cost Ratio (PCR) and the Domestic Resource Cost Ratio (DRCR).
The policymaker chooses levels of [e.sib.i] that equate the marginal decrease in private costs with the marginal increase in social damages.
We show that increasing the rewards for informing or decreasing the private cost of informing--such as the regime provided for under the DFA--dilutes the quality of the information brought forward.
The findings of other researches also suggest that litter begets litter [Dur and Vollaard (2012)], and that littering persists when the private cost of disposing litter correctly is very high [Torgler, et al.
Chief Gemme clarified his remarks in an email Tuesday, noting that there are two types of costs - public costs, which "involve security around the funeral parlor," and private cost, which "is associated with internal security at the funeral parlor."
Pagha, "The Private Cost of Capital Model" FAE Business Valuation Conference for NYSSCPA, 2011; U.S.

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