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 DeCS Categories

E02 Therapeutics .
E02.760 Patient Care .
E02.760.611 Nursing Care .
N02 Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services .
N02.421 Health Services .
N02.421.533 Nursing Care .
N03 Health Care Economics and Organizations .
N03.219 Economics .
N03.219.521 Financing, Organized .
N03.219.521.576 Insurance .
N03.219.521.576.343 Insurance, Health .
N03.219.521.576.343.800 Managed Care Programs .
N04 Health Services Administration .
N04.590 Patient Care Management .
N04.590.374 Delivery of Health Care .
N04.590.374.410 Managed Care Programs .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Managed Care Programs .
Managed Care .
Care, Managed .
Managed Care Program .
Management, Insurance Case .
Program, Managed Care .
Programs, Managed Care .
Case Management, Insurance .
Insurance Case Management .
Managed Health Care Insurance Plans .
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS. .
Patient Care Management .
Care Management, Patient .
Management, Patient Care .
Generating, planning, organizing, and administering medical and nursing care and services for patients. .
Nursing Care .
Care, Nursing .
Management, Nursing Care .
Nursing Care Management .
Care given to patients by nursing service personnel. .