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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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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

A. I found a website with tips on how to reduce the costs of your heart meds:

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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The analysis of costless punishment is contained in Section IV.
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Allowing trade of quota allotments may be a close substitute for costless side payments.
When investors lose trust in the currency and start speculative attacks against it, the pegging must be abandoned, which is not costless.
In February, the company closed 128 Lechters units, 27 Famous Brands Housewares Outlet stores and 11 Costless Home Stores.
Either we take it out of the surplus, and we are lucky enough that we are running a surplus at the moment, but that's not costless.
Branson believes that if the Nationwide converted it could produce an apparently costless pounds 2 billion windfall for charity.