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 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Medicaid participation by pediatricians and obstetricians

Medicaid participation by pediatricians and obstetricians

Date: January 1987
Creator: McMenamin, Peter
Description: This report reviews some of the literature on physician participation in Medicaid, and analyzes some recent data on Medicaid expenditures for physician services across the country and in the State of California.
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Developing law on professional standards and peer review in quality assessment activities

Developing law on professional standards and peer review in quality assessment activities

Date: December 1987
Creator: Cahill, Nancy E.
Description: This report describes the expanding role of professional standards and peer review activities in health-care quality assessment initiatives. It also describes how some traditional and some new quality assessment activities that involve professional and peer review are either building on or in conflict with existing legal processes and public policy.
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The frozen North: controlling physician costs through controlling fees: the Canadian experience

The frozen North: controlling physician costs through controlling fees: the Canadian experience

Date: November 1985
Creator: Barer, Morris L.; Evans, Robert G. & Labelle, Roberta
Description: This report discusses the national health insurance system in Canada. It describes the financing for health care, the costs of hospital and medical care.
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Electric power wheeling and dealing: technological considerations for increasing competition: volume II--contractor documents, part A.

Electric power wheeling and dealing: technological considerations for increasing competition: volume II--contractor documents, part A.

Date: July 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report presents the results of a survey concerning state transmission line certification and sitting procedures, and state energy planning processes.
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Soviet science and engineering education and work force policies: recent trends

Soviet science and engineering education and work force policies: recent trends

Date: 1988
Creator: Balzer, Harley
Description: This report discusses the Soviet education in the science and engineering that has been characterized by major quantitative achievements and serious qualitative and administrative shortcomings.
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The Apollo program: science/engineering personnel demand created by a federal research mission

The Apollo program: science/engineering personnel demand created by a federal research mission

Date: January 1987
Creator: Levine, Arnold S.
Description: This report examines several related areas: Were the manpower resources for Apollo available when they were needed? Did Apollo succeed in creating research capabilities that outlasted the program that created them? Finally, can we change Federal research missions better, based on the Apollo experience?
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Federal government information technology: electronic record systems and individual privacy

Federal government information technology: electronic record systems and individual privacy

Date: June 1986
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress
Description: This report addresses four major areas: 1) technological developments relevant to government record systems; 2) current and prospective Federal agency use of electronic record systems; 3) the interaction of technology and public law relevant to protecting privacy; and 4) possible policy actions the warrant congressional attention, including amendment of existing laws such as the Privacy Act of 1974 and establishment of new mechanisms such as Data Protection Board or Privacy Protection Commission.
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Transplantation of adrenal tissue into the nervous system

Transplantation of adrenal tissue into the nervous system

Date: July 30, 1989
Creator: Fine, Alan
Description: This report the transplantation of adrenal medullary tissue to the nervous system.
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The Role of technology in the education, training, and retraining of adult workers: a report

The Role of technology in the education, training, and retraining of adult workers: a report

Date: October 5, 1984
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress
Description: This report shows how new technological tools or devices are being used in adult education and training it examines the evidence of their effectiveness and costs and it suggests prospects for the future use of technologies.
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Issues in capitation: risk of financial ruin for providers and ways to control this risk

Issues in capitation: risk of financial ruin for providers and ways to control this risk

Date: October 1985
Creator: Vertrees, James G.; Tolley, Dennis & Manton, Kenneth
Description: The purpose of this report is to explore issues relating to healthcare expenses. To examine the concept of risk for providers in a capitation payment environment and to estimate the effectiveness of various risk limiting techniques.
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