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Health Care Financing

Candyce S. Berger.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Work Macro Practice. 5240 words.

The U.S. health care system is a pluralistic, market-based approach that incorporates various public and private payers and providers. Passage of Medicare and Medicaid, combined with rapid...

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Medicaid and Medicare

Victoria M. Rizzo.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2989 words.

In 1965, Titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act were passed creating Medicare and Medicaid and laying the foundation for U.S. health policy. Medicare was originally created to meet...

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Outcome Measures in Human Services

Jennifer L. Magnabosco.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 5768 words.

Throughout history, measuring outcomes has been a goal and priority in the human services. This entry chronicles the history of outcomes measurement in the human services in the United...

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Program Implementation Frameworks

Rosalyn M. Bertram.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 9415 words.

This entry presents frameworks for implementing effective services. When service organizations understand and work through implementation frameworks, programs can achieve targeted fidelity...

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