Minnesota Oncology will be responsible for ensuring continued alignment with evidence-based best practices and, as a result, will no longer be required to secure prior authorization from Blue Cross for coverage of selected services that are typically associated with high rates of overutilization
The state audit office confirmed the existence of ghost patients, overutilization
of claims and 'upcasing,' which happens when a hospital charges PhilHealth, say, for pneumonia even if the patient only had common cold.
The said policy requires hospitals to submit the Claim Form 4 that enables the agency to detect irregular practices such as overutilization
or underutilization of services; unnecessary use of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and interventions; irrational medication and prescriptions; fraudulent, false or incorrect information; gross or unjustified deviations from currently accepted standards of practice and/or treatment protocols; inappropriate referral practices; use of fake, adulterated, misbranded or unregistered drugs; among others.
of proton-pump inhibitors: what the clinician needs to know.
Although habitat loss and overutilization
have been pinpointed as the main motivators of Amphibians declines (e.g.
The reduction was due to the overutilization
of medical assistance funds, which has reached over P4 billion as of July 2018.
Moreover, researchers have argued that one of the rationales for subjecting home ventilators to competitive bidding -- concerns about overutilization
-- is largely unfounded as the recent rise in usage is owed far more to technological and clinical advancements than fraudulent overutilization
He also noted that sometimes there is overutilization
of diagnostic services with APRNs and PAs, and while costs may be saved by paying for those clinicians at less than the rate of physicians, the overutilization
of other services by them could end up offsetting the savings.
And it's expensive because there's an epidemic of unnecessary health care overutilization
Cortical functioning deficits in patients with I-PD have several pathological factors such as increased levels of [11C](R)-PK11195 in cortical/ subcortical regions, susceptibility of cortical/subcortical grays due to development of proteinaceous inclusion bodies starting from brain stem bulging to cerebral cortex weakening limbic, autonomic and motor systems, constant presence of neurotoxin as nigral Glutathione transferase activity and total glutathione deficiency as a result of overutilization
in response to oxidative stress, loss of corticocortical projection neurons in motor cortex, and dopamine loss.2-5
could result in serious faults or unnecessary expenses, especially if maintenance is neglected.