Prepayment Medical Care Organizations

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Federal security agency, Social security board, Bureau of research and statistics, 1944 - Health insurance - 130 pages

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Page i - This study has been prepared for the use of the staff of the Social Security Administration and for limited circulation to other administrative, insurance, and research persons concerned with the subject treated.
Page 64 - Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester Counties, New York State and New Jersey.
Page 60 - Jurisdiction over the following counties in the State of New York: Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester...
Page ii - ... to the representativeness of the sample can be more or less satisfactorily resolved on the basis of results from the 1940 census, thus providing safeguards against unwarranted inferences in cases where the sample appears to be nonrepresentative. The project has been carried on under the immediate direction of Barkev S Sanders, Chief of the Division of Health and Disability Studies of the Bureau of Research and Statistics. Don Heiser has been in charge of the project headquarters in Richmond,...
Page 37 - ... this group accounts for over 35,000 of a total of approximately 177,000 persons eligible for care in consumer-sponsored plans. Some governmental plans are compulsory, established for the employees of specified governmental units. Included in the total of 12 such plans are 7 which were established for seasonal farm workers, domestic and foreign, recruited, transported, housed, or placed by War Food Administration or a cooperating agency. Out of the total membership of approximately 243,000 persons...
Page 9 - California and Hawaiian Sugar Refining Corporation, Ltd., 215 Market Street, San Francisco 5, California; res., 6 Hillcrest Court, Berkeley 5, California.
Page 32 - General practitioner: in office, out-patient department, home, hospital. Specialist service. Surgery. Dentistry: diagnostic X-rays and extractions. Hospitalization: ward, semiprivate, or private at discretion of physician; length of stay at discretion
Page 35 - The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Co., The Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railway Co., 1020 La Salle Street Station, Chicago, 111.
Page 114 - ... in membership. The East North Central region with 794,000 members and 5,100 physicians ranks second in membership and third in number of physicians. New England with the lowest membership (13,000) ranks fourth in number of physicians (3,800).* Prepayment organizations vary greatly in the scope and combinations of services provided, and many different limitations are placed on the amount of care furnished. Some organizations limit the total money value of the services that may be received for...
Page 112 - Probably about 4-5 million persons — less than 5 percent of the noninstitutional civilian population of the United States — have some degree of protection against the unexpected costs of medical care through membership in a prepayment medical care organization...

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