Bernard DS, Farr SL, Fang Z (2011) National estimates of out-of-pocket
health care expenditure burdens among nonelderly adults with cancer: 2001 to 2008.
The one-quarter of patients with the highest out-of-pocket
costs had a median survival of nine months; that means half of them lived longer than nine months, while half died sooner.
Starting with the 2014 CPS, which asked about calendar year 2013, out-of-pocket
premium questions and imputation methods were improved to yield more internally consistent microdata.
This will help patients better understand the variations in cost by site of care and the impact on their out-of-pocket
Survivors of this chronic illness can also check out the guidance on reduced the out-of-pocket
spending released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 2009.
In unadjusted analysis, cancer survivors had higher mean annual out-of-pocket
expenditures and were more likely to have high out-of-pocket
burden than were persons without a cancer history.
Maine and Vermont have limits on the annual out-of-pocket
costs to consumers, and Virginia and five other states require insurance companies to provide notice to consumers of cost-sharing tiers and all changes to the plans.
NACDS and the National Community Pharmacists Association have praised a bipartisan Senate letter thanking Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar for a proposed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule that would reduce patients' out-of-pocket
drug costs through DIR fee reform in the Medicare Part D program.
(OOP) health expenses incurred by Filipinos continued to rise and expanded by 8.8 percent on an annual basis in 2017, according to the Philippine National Health Accounts (PNHA) released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
Health expenditures rise 8% in 2017 !-- -- Czeriza Valencia (The Philippine Star) - October 22, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The country spent more for healthcare last year with out-of-pocket
expenses growing steeply, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported.
Those 5.2 million enrollees in 2016 represented a reversal from the rising number of those reaching the coverage gap over the last 3 years and the potential start of a trend toward increasing out-of-pocket