Benefit Cost Ratio

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Benefit Cost Ratio

A ratio representing the benefits of a project or investment compared to its cost. The BCR may be a strictly financial ratio, comparing the expected return to the cost of investment, or it may account for approximations of qualitative measurements.
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The ratio of medical care costs to premium revenue net of premium tax (the medical care ratio, or MCR) decreased approximately 450 basis points between the third and fourth quarter of 2012.
The company's medical care ratio - a percentage of premium dollars spent on health care costs - was 83.
Sequentially, Sierra's medical care ratio has improved 30 basis points to 83.
Medical Premium Revenues $202,643 $145,990 $614,603 $427,029 Military Contract Revenues 77,012 72,418 218,193 132,806 Specialty Product Revenues 24,589 44,016 66,217 120,898 Professional Fees 12,743 10,939 40,112 33,033 Investment and Other Revenues 5,583 7,719 17,337 22,270 Total Revenues 322,570 281,082 956,462 736,036 Medical Expenses 173,787 122,261 530,994 356,059 Medical Care Ratio 80.
The medical care ratio of the Texas health plan was 90% in the third quarter of 2012 compared with 109% in the second quarter of 2012 and 94% in the third quarter of 2011.
The consolidated medical care ratio, excluding AARP, improved 20 basis
Excluding the Texas, Missouri, and Wisconsin health plans, the Company's overall medical care ratio was 85.
The Company's medical care ratio ("MCR") decreased by 90 basis points to 80.
The UnitedHealthcare commercial medical care ratio was 84.
The Medicare medical care ratio declined (pro forma) 190 basis points
The ratio of medical care costs to premium revenue (the medical care ratio, or MCR) was essentially flat, increasing to 84.
The government medical care ratio (Medicare and Medicaid(2)) was 86.

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