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Screening Mammography in Primary Care Settings: Implications for Cost Access and Quality

Description: This staff paper examines the implications for cost and quality, as well as for access to mammography, of expanding the supply of mammographic services in the primary care setting. The special issues raised by third-party businesses that package mammography services for primary care physicians are also discussed.
Date: October 1991
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Implications of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Technology: Background Paper 2: Case Studies of Medical Technologies: Case Study 2: The Feasibility of Economic Evaluation of Diagnostic Procedures: The Case of Computed Tomographic Scanning

Description: A case study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that explores "the feasibility of economic evaluation of diagnostic procedures" (p. 4).
Date: April 1981
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Costs and Effectiveness of Colorectal Cancer Screening in the Elderly

Description: In this paper OTA summarizes the evidence on the effectiveness and costs of colorectal cancer screening in the elderly and explores the implications for Medicare of offering this preventive technology as a Medicare benefit. Nowhere are the hard choices between potential medical benefits and high costs illustrated more clearly than with this cancer screening technology.
Date: September 1990
Creator: Wagner, Judith L.; Duffy, Brigitte; Wadhwa, Sandeep & Jakubowski, Lara
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Implications of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Technology: Background Paper 5: Four Common X-Ray Procedures: Problems and Prospects for Economic Evaluation

Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that is "about whether and when the benefits from a diagnostic procedure are worth its risks and costs, " (p. 3). specifically the use of the X-ray.
Date: April 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Screening for Open-Angle Glaucoma in the Elderly

Description: A report on open-angle glaucoma (OAG), whcich is the second largest single cause of blindness in the elderly, afflicting an estimated 2 to 3 percent of this age group at any time. the report discusses epidemiology of OAG, treatment, screening technology available, and medicare coverage for OAG.
Date: October 1988
Creator: Power, Elaine J.; Wagner, Judith L. & Duffy, Brigitte M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department