Managed Care, Medicare and Third-Party Payers. This series of two reports includes: (1) Quest for Achieving and Demonstrating Value in Medical Technologies (216 pages, 44 exhibits), and (2) Identifying Reimbursement Problems and Solutions (349 pages, 45 exhibits). Medical Data International, Inc. (MDI) published these reports in December 1998. These reports were co-authored with Paul Kenkel, Esq., and Ralph W. Schaffarzick, M.D.
Managed Care, Medicare and Third-Party Payers. This guide consists of two modules: (1) Proactive Corporate Strategies and (2) Obtaining Payer Coverage and Reimbursement. Medical Data International, Inc. (MDI) published these reports in December 1996. Co-authored with Anne Findlay Vail, Esq., Ralph W. Schaffarzick, M.D., and Elke Trick. The two reports combined contain approximately 400 pages and more than 90 exhibits.
A Practical Guide to Obtaining Third-party Coverage and Reimbursement for Medical Technologies [Irvine, CA: Medical Data International, Report #RP-921220, December 1993, 333 pages]. Co-author: Ralph W. Schaffarzick, M.D., a leader in medical technology assessment, a member of the State of California's Major Risk Medical Insurance Board, and the retired senior vice president and medical director of Blue Shield of California.
Medicare Reimbursement Trends and Outlook: Implications of PPS and RBRVS on U.S. Medical and Surgical Markets [Irvine, CA: Medical Data International, Report #1210, March 1992, 516 pages]. PPS is an acronym for Prospective Payment System. RBRVS is an acronym for Resource-Based Relative Value Scale, which is the foundation on which the new Medicare Fee Schedule for physicians' services was built.
Medicare Reimbursement Trends and Outlook: Implications for the Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Marketplace in the U.S. [Irvine, CA: Medical Data International, Report #1200, December 1991, 390 pages].
Payment of Hospital Cardiac Services [Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association, AHA Hospital Technology Series Guideline Report Vol. 10, No. 26, November 1991, 148 pages]. For information about this publication, contact AHA at (800) AHA-2626 and refer to AHA Catalog #012866.
Long-term Care: Challenges and Opportunities [Oak Brook, IL: Healthcare Financial Management Association, 1984, 102 pages], Co-edited with Thomas C. Fox, Esq., of Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, Washington, D.C., counsel to the American Health Care Association [Reprinted in 1989].
Capital Management in Healthcare Organizations: Investment and Financing Strategies [Oak Brook, IL: Healthcare Financial Management Association, 1983, 166 pages], Co-edited with J.B. Silvers, Ph.D., Treuhaft Professor of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.