Where does the US experience of managed care currently stand?
Article first published online: 10 JUN 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
The International Journal of Health Planning and Management
Volume 20, Issue 2, pages 137–157, April 2005
How to Cite
Simonet, D. (2005), Where does the US experience of managed care currently stand?. Int. J. Health Plann. Mgmt., 20: 137–157. doi: 10.1002/hpm.803
- Issue published online: 10 JUN 2005
- Article first published online: 10 JUN 2005
- managed care;
- transaction costs;
After an historical review of the advent of managed care in the USA, this article presents cost-control mechanisms, changes in the medical practice and consequences on patient health. The article also explains the development of the HMO using the transaction costs theory and the subsequent orientations of the US health care system. Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.