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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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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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No technology can ensure that consumers could be immediately and costlessly informed of the treatment of animals in relevant foods.
Now suppose the mere occurrence of a transaction can be costlessly recorded, but that identities can only be detected only through costly sampling, as in the model of section 2.
Instead, Coase argued, "when the parties affected by externalities can negotiate costlessly with one another, an efficient outcome results no matter how the law assigns responsibility for damages.
If investors can costlessly replicate any dividend policy, investors' valuation of a firm would not be affected by that policy.
However, expenditures associated with many resources are difficult to avoid in the short term, and conserved resources cannot be easily, or costlessly, exchanged for cash.
It is also assumed that the same production function applies to physical capital, human capital, and consumption--that is, one unit of consumption can costlessly be transformed into either one unit of physical capital or one unit of human capital.
10) Because the variance term is free of the agents' acts, the Nash incentive constraints can be costlessly replaced by dominant strategy incentive constraints.
In our simulations we assume that the policy is successful in costlessly reducing the number of benefit claimants.
The firm can costlessly produce up to one unit of output that it sells at a price of one.
This implies that the bank cannot costlessly sell the asset to the trade creditor in default for [[lambda].
He goes on to say that there are two problems with neoclassical economics that 'prevented it from dealing with these issues', namely, 'the assumption that preferences were endogenous, and the assumption that contracts could be costlessly enforced by the state' (or, in Walrasian versions, that the tatonnement mechanism or auctioneer adequately--or without cost--solved the problem of information and adjustment) (p.
The household would instantly and costlessly assemble the components to produce the products she/he demands.